corned

[ kawrnd ]
/ kɔrnd /
|

adjective

marinated in brine, often containing garlic, peppercorns, cloves, etc.; preserved or cured with salt: corned beef.

Nearby words

  1. corneal layer,
  2. corneal margin,
  3. corneal reflex,
  4. corneal space,
  5. corneal staphyloma,
  6. corneille,
  7. corneille, pierre,
  8. cornel,
  9. cornelia,
  10. cornelia de lange's syndrome

Origin of corned

First recorded in 1570–80; corn1 + -ed2

Related formsun·corned, adjective

corn

1
[ kawrn ]
/ kɔrn /

noun

verb (used with object)

Origin of corn

1
before 900; Middle English, Old English; cognate with Dutch koren, Old Norse korn, German Korn, Gothic kaúrn; akin to Latin grānum grain, Russian zernó

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British Dictionary definitions for corned

corned

/ (kɔːnd) /

adjective

(esp of beef) cooked and then preserved or pickled in salt or brine, now often canned

corn

1
/ (kɔːn) /

noun

verb (tr)

Word Origin for corn

Old English corn; related to Old Norse, Old High German corn, Gothic kaúrn, Latin grānum, Sanskrit jīrná fragile

corn

2
/ (kɔːn) /

noun

a hardening or thickening of the skin around a central point in the foot, caused by pressure or friction
tread on someone's corns British informal to offend or hurt someone by touching on a sensitive subject or encroaching on his privileges

Word Origin for corn

C15: from Old French corne horn, from Latin cornū

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Word Origin and History for corned
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Medicine definitions for corned

corn

[ kôrn ]

n.

A small conical callosity caused by pressure over a bony prominence, usually on a toe.clavus heloma

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