The guacamole was perfection with a side of corn tortillas and smoky salsa verde.
Rye, barley, and sometimes wheat can figure into the grain mixture, but corn has to claim the majority.
Before, they gave you a variety: corn, a little meat; in the summer, vegetables.
Will Congress heed his advice and end the corn industry's $7 billion subsidy when it expires this month?
State-level legalization of same-sex marriage has gay and lesbian couples celebrating from the Green Mountains to the corn Belt.
The handling of forests is a business just as the growing of corn is a business.
The only difference is that the pleasure-mill grinds no corn.
"King's chaff is better than other folk's corn" says our proverb.
Let us go into the corn-fields to see if the corn is almost ripe.
Elizabeth distributed to the poor all the corn in the royal granaries.
"grain," Old English corn, from Proto-Germanic *kurnam "small seed" (cf. Old Frisian and Old Saxon korn "grain," Middle Dutch coren, German Korn, Old Norse korn, Gothic kaurn), from PIE root *gre-no- "grain" (cf. Old Church Slavonic zruno "grain," Latin granum "seed," Lithuanian žirnis "pea"). The sense of the Old English word was "grain with the seed still in" (e.g. barleycorn) rather than a particular plant.
Locally understood to denote the leading crop of a district. Restricted to the indigenous "maize" in America (c.1600, originally Indian corn, but the adjective was dropped), usually wheat in England, oats in Scotland and Ireland, while Korn means "rye" in parts of Germany. Maize was introduced to China by 1550, it thrived where rice did not grow well and was a significant factor in the 18th century population boom there. Cornflakes first recorded 1907. Corned beef so called for the "corns" or grains of salt with which it is preserved; from verb corn "to salt" (1560s).
"hardening of skin," early 15c., from Old French corne (13c.) "horn (of an animal)," later, "corn on the foot," from Latin cornu "horn" (see horn (n.)).
corn 2 (kôrn)
A small conical callosity caused by pressure over a bony prominence, usually on a toe. Also called clavus, heloma.
[second sense probably from the notion of cornfed as indicating rural simplicity and naivete]