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cornstalk

[ kawrn-stawk ]
/ ˈkɔrnˌstɔk /
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noun
the stalk or stem of corn, especially Indian corn.
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Origin of cornstalk

An Americanism dating back to 1635–45; corn1 + stalk1
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British Dictionary definitions for cornstalk

cornstalk
/ (ˈkɔːnˌstɔːk) /

noun
a stalk or stem of corn
Australian slang a tall thin man
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