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CORN





Definition:

  1. [noun] tall annual cereal grass bearing kernels on large ears: widely cultivated in America in many varieties; the principal cereal in Mexico and Central and South America since pre-Columbian times
    Synonyms: maize, Indian Zea mays

  2. [noun] the dried grains or kernels or corn used as animal feed or ground for meal

  3. [noun] ears of corn grown for human food
    Synonyms: edible

  4. [noun] a hard thickening of the skin (especially on the top or sides of the toes) caused by the pressure of ill-fitting shoes
    Synonyms: clavus

  5. [noun] annual or biennial grass having erect flower spikes and light brown grains
    Synonyms: wheat

  6. [noun] whiskey distilled from a mash of not less than 80 percent corn
    Synonyms: whiskey, whisky

  7. [noun] something sentimental or trite; "that movie was pure corn"

  8. [verb] feed (cattle) with corn

  9. [verb] preserve with salt; "corned beef"

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