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Princeton's WordNet

  1. corn, maize, Indian corn, Zea mays(noun)

    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

  2. corn(noun)

    the dried grains or kernels or corn used as animal feed or ground for meal

  3. corn, edible corn(noun)

    ears of corn that can be prepared and served for human food

  4. corn, clavus(noun)

    a hard thickening of the skin (especially on the top or sides of the toes) caused by the pressure of ill-fitting shoes

  5. corn(noun)

    (Great Britain) any of various cereal plants (especially the dominant crop of the region--wheat in Great Britain or oats in Scotland and Ireland)

  6. corn whiskey, corn whisky, corn(noun)

    whiskey distilled from a mash of not less than 80 percent corn

  7. corn(verb)

    something sentimental or trite

    "that movie was pure corn"

  8. corn(verb)

    feed (cattle) with corn

  9. corn(verb)

    preserve with salt

    "corned beef"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Corn(noun)

    a thickening of the epidermis at some point, esp. on the toes, by friction or pressure. It is usually painful and troublesome

  2. Corn(noun)

    a single seed of certain plants, as wheat, rye, barley, and maize; a grain

  3. Corn(noun)

    the various farinaceous grains of the cereal grasses used for food, as wheat, rye, barley, maize, oats

  4. Corn(noun)

    the plants which produce corn, when growing in the field; the stalks and ears, or the stalks, ears, and seeds, after reaping and before thrashing

  5. Corn(noun)

    a small, hard particle; a grain

  6. Corn(verb)

    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 a tongue

  7. Corn(verb)

    to form into small grains; to granulate; as, to corn gunpowder

  8. Corn(verb)

    to feed with corn or (in Sctland) oats; as, to corn horses

  9. Corn(verb)

    to render intoxicated; as, ale strong enough to corn one


  1. Corn

    Corn is a town in Washita County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 503 at the 2010 census.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'corn' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3982

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'corn' in Nouns Frequency: #2677

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