• synonyms

corn picker

See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
  1. a machine for picking the ears of corn from standing stalks and removing the husks.

Origin of corn picker

An Americanism dating back to 1940–45
Related formscorn picking, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
British Dictionary definitions for corn-picker


  1. mainly US and Canadian a machine for removing ears of maize from the standing stalks, often also equipped to separate the corn from the husk and shell
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012