1. [ noun ] (botany) tall 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
Synonyms: Indian_corn Zea_mays maize
Related terms: cereal field_corn popcorn sweet_corn Zea ear corncob
2. [ noun ] (botany) the dried grains or kernels or corn used as animal feed or ground for meal
Related terms: kernel corn_oil
3. [ noun ] (food) ears of corn grown for human food
Synonyms: edible_corn
Related terms: grain hominy popcorn sweet_corn sweet_corn
4. [ noun ] something sentimental or trite

"that movie was pure corn"

Related terms: mawkishness
5. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 6269
6. [ verb ] (food) feed with corn, as of cattle
Related terms: feed
7. [ noun ] (medicine) a hard thickening of the skin (especially on the top or sides of the toes) caused by the pressure of ill-fitting shoes
Synonyms: clavus
Related terms: callosity
8. [ verb ] (food) preserve with salt

"corned beef"

Related terms: preserve cooking
9. [ noun ] (botany) annual or biennial grass having erect flower spikes and light brown grains
Synonyms: wheat
Related terms: cereal durum emmer soft_wheat common_wheat spelt wild_wheat Triticum wheat_berry
10. [ noun ] (food) distilled from a mash of not less than 80 percent corn
Synonyms: corn_whisky corn_whiskey
Related terms: whiskey moonshine
Similar spelling:   corny