HyperDic: corn_silk

English > 1 sense of the expression corn silk:
NOUNplantcorn silk, cornsilkeach of the long filamentous styles that grow as a silky tuft at the tip of an ear of Indian corn
English > corn silk: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningEach of the long filamentous styles that grow as a silky tuft at the tip of an ear of Indian corn.
Synonymcornsilk
Broaderstyle(botany) the narrow elongated part of the pistil between the ovary and the stigma

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