corn picker


noun

a machine for picking the ears of corn from standing stalks and removing the husks.

QUIZZES

BEAT THE DOLDRUMS WITH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

We know you’ll tackle this quiz totis viribus! See how many words from the week of Oct 12–18, 2020 you get right!
Question 1 of 7
What does “Indigenous” mean?

Origin of corn picker

An Americanism dating back to 1940–45

OTHER WORDS FROM corn picker

corn picking, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for corn picker

corn-picker

noun

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