HyperDic: corn

English > 9 senses of the word corn:
NOUNplantcorn, maize, Indian corn, Zea maystall annual cereal grass bearing kernels on large ears
plantcornthe dried grains or kernels or corn used as animal feed or ground for meal
foodcorn, edible cornears of corn that can be prepared and served for human food
statecorn, clavusa hard thickening of the skin (especially on the top or sides of the toes) caused by the pressure of ill-fitting shoes
plantcorn(Great Britain) any of various cereal plants (especially the dominant crop of the region--wheat in Great Britain or oats in Scotland and Ireland)
foodcorn, corn whiskey, corn whiskywhiskey distilled from a mash of not less than 80 percent corn
attributecornsomething sentimental or trite
VERBconsumptioncornfeed (cattle) with corn
changecornpreserve with salt
corn > pronunciation
Soundskao'rn
Rhymesacorn ... worn: 45 rhymes with aorn...
English > corn: 9 senses > noun 1, plant
Meaningtall annual cereal grass bearing kernels on large ears: widely cultivated in America in many varieties; the principal cereal in Mexico and Central and South America since pre-Columbian times.
Synonymsmaize, Indian corn, Zea mays
Member ofZea, genus ZeaCorn
Partscorn, edible cornears of corn that can be prepared and served for human food
corncob, corn cobThe hard cylindrical core that bears the kernels of an ear of corn
cornstalk, corn stalkThe stalk of a corn plant
ear, spike, capitulumfruiting spike of a cereal plant especially corn
Narrowerfield cornCorn grown primarily for animal feed or market grain
popcorn, Zea mays evertaCorn having small ears and kernels that burst when exposed to dry heat
sweet corn, sugar corn, green corn, sweet corn plant, Zea mays rugosa, Zea saccharataA corn plant developed in order to have young ears that are sweet and suitable for eating
Broadercereal, cereal grassgrass whose starchy grains are used as food
Spanishadaza, borona, maíz, mijo, millo, zara, zea mays
Catalanblat de l'Índia, blat de moro, dacsa, moresc, panís, zea mays, Zea mays
Verbscornfeed (cattle) with corn
English > corn: 9 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningThe dried grains or kernels or corn used as animal feed or ground for meal.
BroaderkernelA single whole grain of a cereal
Substancescorn oiloil from the germs of corn grains
Verbscornfeed (cattle) with corn
English > corn: 9 senses > noun 3, food
Meaningears of corn that can be prepared and served for human food.
Synonymedible corn
Part ofcorn, maize, Indian corn, Zea maystall annual cereal grass bearing kernels on large ears
Partssweet corn, sugar corn, green corn, sweet corn plant, Zea mays rugosa, Zea saccharataA corn plant developed in order to have young ears that are sweet and suitable for eating
Narrowerhominyhulled corn with the bran and germ removed
popcornsmall kernels of corn exploded by heat
sweet corn, green cornCorn that can be eaten as a vegetable while still young / young and soft
Broadergrain, food grain, cerealfoodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses
Spanishmaíz
Catalanblat de moro, blat
English > corn: 9 senses > noun 4, state
MeaningA hard thickening of the skin (especially on the top or sides of the toes) caused by the pressure of ill-fitting shoes.
Synonymclavus
Broadercallosity, callusAn area of skin that is thick or hard from continual pressure or friction (as the sole of the foot)
Spanishclavus
Catalanclavus
English > corn: 9 senses > noun 5, plant
Meaning(Great Britain) any of various cereal plants (especially the dominant crop of the region--wheat in Great Britain or oats in Scotland and Ireland).
Broadercereal, cereal grassgrass whose starchy grains are used as food
English > corn: 9 senses > noun 6, food
Meaningwhiskey distilled from a mash of not less than 80 percent corn.
Synonymscorn whiskey, corn whisky
Narrowermoonshine, bootleg, corn liquorwhiskey illegally distilled from a corn mash
Broaderwhiskey, whiskyA liquor made from fermented mash of grain
Spanishmaíz, whiskey de maíz, whisky de maíz
English > corn: 9 senses > noun 7, attribute
MeaningSomething sentimental or trite.
Example"that movie was pure corn"
Broadermawkishness, sentimentality, drippiness, mushiness, soupiness, sloppinessfalsely emotional in a maudlin way
Spanishmelodramático
Adjectivescornydull and tiresome but with pretensions of significance or originality
English > corn: 9 senses > verb 1, consumption
Meaningfeed (cattle) with corn.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderfeed, giveGive food to
Nounscorntall annual cereal grass bearing kernels on large ears
cornthe dried grains or kernels or corn used as animal feed or ground for meal
English > corn: 9 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningpreserve with salt.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"corned beef"
Categorycooking, cookery, preparationThe act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
Broaderpreserve, keepprevent (food) from rotting
Spanishponer en salmuera, salar

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