corn picker

  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

Other words from corn picker

  • corn picking, noun

Words Nearby corn picker Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use corn picker in a sentence

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

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