- 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
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- 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
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