Definitions for "Cornbread"
A quick bread made using cornmeal instead of flour. In the South, it is baked in a skillet or shallow baking pan. Popular varieties include hushpuppies, johnnycakes and spoon bread.
Early American settlers learned from Natives how to finely grind corn into flour and use it to make bread cooked in a skillet
Bread made from cornmeal flour, the product of ground, dried maize; in Italy the same golden cornmeal is known as polenta