Corn

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Definition

corn (US), sweet corn (UK): maize
noun
an ear of corn the flowering part of the maize plant containing the grains
corn on the cob the cylinder-like part of the maize plant which is eaten

a corn (on one's foot): a small painful area of hard skin (on one's foot)
noun

Examples

  • "For example, my grocery store provides bags made of corn fiber which don't pollute the environment."
  • "Cakes, candy, aspartame, high-fructose corn syrup – I'm not picky."

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