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    corn - Dictionary definition and meaning for word corn

    Definition
    (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 : indian corn , maize , zea mays
    Definition
    (noun) the dried grains or kernels or corn used as animal feed or ground for meal Definition
    (noun) ears of corn that can be prepared and served for human food
    Synonyms : edible corn
    Definition
    (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
    Definition
    (noun) (Great Britain) any of various cereal plants (especially the dominant crop of the region--wheat in Great Britain or oats in Scotland and Ireland) Definition
    (noun) whiskey distilled from a mash of not less than 80 percent corn
    Synonyms : corn whiskey , corn whisky
    Definition
    (noun) something sentimental or trite
    Example Sentence
    • that movie was pure corn
    Definition
    (verb) feed (cattle) with corn Definition
    (verb) preserve with salt
    Example Sentence
    • corned beef
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