corned

[ kawrnd ]
/ kɔrnd /

adjective

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

Origin of corned

First recorded in 1570–80; corn1 + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM corned

un·corned, adjective

Definition for corned (2 of 2)

corn1
[ 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 (1 of 3)

corned
/ (kɔːnd) /

adjective

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

British Dictionary definitions for corned (2 of 3)

corn1
/ (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

British Dictionary definitions for corned (3 of 3)

corn2
/ (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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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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