corn


corn
Synonyms and related words:
Joe Miller, aftergrass, anhydrate, bamboo, banality, barley, benign tumor, bird seed, blast-freeze, boil, bran, brine, bromide, bump, bunion, callosity, callus, cancer, cane, carbuncle, carcinoma, cat food, cereal, cereal plant, chestnut, chicken feed, chop, cliche, commonplace, commonplace expression, cure, cyst, dehydrate, desiccate, dilatation, dilation, distension, dog food, dry, dry-cure, dry-salt, eatage, edema, embalm, ensilage, evaporate, excrescence, familiar tune, farinaceous plant, feed, fodder, fog, forage, forage grass, freeze, freeze-dry, fume, fungosity, fungus, furuncle, grain, graminaceous plant, grass, growth, hackneyed saying, hay, intumescence, irradiate, jerk, joke with whiskers, kipper, lawn grass, lieu commun, locus communis, lump, malignant growth, marinade, marinate, mash, meal, metastatic tumor, mole, morbid growth, mummify, neoplasm, nevus, nonmalignant tumor, oats, old joke, old saw, old song, old story, old turkey, old wheeze, ornamental grass, outgrowth, pasturage, pasture, pet food, pickle, pimple, platitude, pock, preservatize, prosaicism, prosaism, prose, proud flesh, provender, pustule, quick-freeze, reed, refrigerate, reiteration, retold story, rising, salt, sarcoma, scratch, scratch feed, season, sebaceous cyst, silage, slops, smoke, smoke-cure, stereotyped saying, straw, stuff, swell, swelling, swill, swollenness, trite joke, trite saying, triticism, tumefaction, tumescence, tumidity, tumor, turgescence, turgescency, turgidity, twice-told tale, verruca, warmed-over cabbage, wart, wen, wheat

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  • Corn — is an English word dating back to Anglo Saxon times or earlier meaning cereal or grain. It commonly refers, in modern American usage, to Indian corn, that is, maize, but can also refer to wheat, barley, rye and so on.Early Modern English… …   Wikipedia

  • Corn — Corn, n. [AS. corn; akin to OS. korn, D. koren, G., Dan., Sw., & Icel. korn, Goth. ka[ u]rn, L. granum, Russ. zerno. Cf. {Grain}, {Kernel}.] 1. A single seed of certain plants, as wheat, rye, barley, and maize; a grain. [1913 Webster] 2. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Corn Mo — Parkside Lounge, New York City, May 9, 2007 Background information Birth name Jon Cunningham Origin Denton …   Wikipedia

  • corn´i|ly — corn|y1 «KR nee», adjective, corn|i|er, corn|i|est. 1. a) of or having to do with corn. b) abounding in corn. 2. Informal. trite, outdated, or sentimental …   Useful english dictionary

  • corn|y — corn|y1 «KR nee», adjective, corn|i|er, corn|i|est. 1. a) of or having to do with corn. b) abounding in corn. 2. Informal. trite, outdated, or sentimental …   Useful english dictionary

  • Corn — Corn, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Corned} (k?rnd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Corning}.] 1. To preserve and season with salt in grains; to sprinkle with salt; to cure by salting; now, specifically, to salt slightly in brine or otherwise; as, to corn beef; to corn …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • corn — S3 [ko:n US ko:rn] n [Sense: 1 2; Origin: Old English] [Sense: 3; Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: corne horn, corner ; CORNER1] 1.) [U] BrE plants such as wheat, ↑barley …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Corn — (k[^o]rn), n. [L. cornu horn: cf. F. corne horn, hornlike excrescence. See {Horn}.] A thickening of the epidermis at some point, esp. on the toes, by friction or pressure. It is usually painful and troublesome. [1913 Webster] Welcome, gentlemen!… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • corn — Ⅰ. corn [1] ► NOUN 1) chiefly Brit. the chief cereal crop of a district, especially (in England) wheat or (in Scotland) oats. 2) N. Amer. & Austral./NZ maize. 3) informal something banal or sentimental. ► VERB (corned) ▪ preser …   English terms dictionary

  • Corn Du — Pen y Fan from the summit of Corn Du Elevation 873 m (2,864 ft) …   Wikipedia

  • corn — [ kɔrn ] noun *** 1. ) uncount a tall plant with large yellow seeds on a COB (=thick piece of stem). British usually maize a ) the seeds of a corn plant that are cooked as food or fed to animals 2. ) count a small piece of hard skin on your foot… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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