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dent corn

noun
1.
a variety of field corn, Zea mays indentata, having yellow or white kernels that become indented as they ripen.
Origin of dent corn
1870-1875
First recorded in 1870-75
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  • I have listened to endless discussions as to the relative merits of flint and dent corn.

    Adventures In Friendship David Grayson

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