verb (used with object)
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Origin of corn1
Words nearby corn
Definition for corn (2 of 4)
Definition for corn (3 of 4)
Origin of -corn
Definition for corn (4 of 4)
Example sentences from the Web for corn
I certainly found it very helpful when I realized we were going to have to grow our own corn.Christopher Nolan Uncut: On ‘Interstellar,’ Ben Affleck’s Batman, and the Future of Mankind|Marlow Stern|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That must have been some corn for her to remember it 50 years later!
He is perfectly capable of introducing a bill requiring all cars to run on corn stalks instead of gasoline.
He helped set up an institute in Mexico aimed at improving wheat and corn production.
The Corn Refiners Association did not respond to multiple requests for comment.Guess Who Doesn’t Want You to Know How Much Added Sugar Is in Your Food|Tim Mak|July 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If his corn yield was low, he would learn how to get a larger yield.The New Education|Scott Nearing
The soil in the neighbourhood is deep enough for the cultivation of corn.Celebrated Travels and Travellers|Jules Verne
On the 14th November, 1913, Mr. Summers died of blood poisoning, the result of cutting a corn with a blunt razor.De Mortuis Nil Nisi Bona|Ernest Evan Spicer
It is true that there are sugar and coffee, but no corn, no potatoes, and none of our delicious varieties of fruit.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
For bread there was a small quantity of "hard tack" and a large supply of corn meal.Camp Venture|George Cary Eggleston
British Dictionary definitions for corn (1 of 2)
- any of various cereal plants, esp the predominant crop of a region, such as wheat in England and oats in Scotland and Ireland
- the seeds of such plants, esp after harvesting
- a single seed of such plants; a grain
- the plants producing these kinds of grain considered as a growing cropspring corn
- (in combination)a cornfield
- to preserve in brine
- to salt