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  Definition of corn
  1. something sentimental or trite; "that movie was pure corn"
  2. ears of corn grown for human food
  3. whiskey distilled from a mash of not less than 80 percent corn
  4. annual or biennial grass having erect flower spikes and light brown grains
  5. 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
  6. the dried grains or kernels or corn used as animal feed or ground for meal
  7. a hard thickening of the skin (especially on the top or sides of the toes) caused by the pressure of ill-fitting shoes
  8. preserve with salt; "corned beef"
  9. feed (cattle) with corn
Similar Words: edible corn, corn whiskey, corn whisky, wheat, maize, Indian corn, Zea mays, clavus

 

Hyponyms: sweet corn, green corn, hominy, popcorn, sugar corn, sweet corn plant, Zea mays rugosa, Zea saccharata, moonshine, bootleg, corn liquor, durum, durum wheat, hard wheat, Triticum durum, Triticum turgidum, macaroni wheat, soft wheat, common wheat, Triticum aestivum, spelt, Triticum spelta, Triticum aestivum spelta, emmer, starch wheat, two-grain spelt, Triticum dicoccum, wild wheat, wild emmer, Triticum dicoccum dicoccoides, field corn, Zea mays everta

 

Part Meronyms: maize, Indian corn, Zea mays

 

Member Meronyms: Triticum, genus Triticum, Zea, genus Zea

 

Derivational Morphology: maize, Indian corn, Zea mays

 

Language Translations:
Bosnian: kukuruz   Catalan: blat de moro  
Croatian: kukuruz   Dutch: maïs  
Estonian: mais   Finnish: maissi  
French: maïs   Galician: millo  
German: Mais   Hungarian: kukorica  
Italian: granturco   Maltese: qamħ  
Polish: kukurydza   Russian: кукуруза  
Spanish: maíz   Swedish: majs  
Telugu: మొక్కజొన్న  
 
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