Indian corn

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noun

any primitive corn with variegated kernels, often used for decorative purposes.
any coarse variety of corn grown for fodder.

Origin of Indian corn

An Americanism dating back to 1610–20
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Indian corn

noun

another name for maize (def. 1)
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