from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The styles and stigmas that appear as a silky tuft or tassel at the tip of an ear of corn, used as a diuretic in herbal medicine.
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- n. each of the long filamentous styles that grow as a silky tuft at the tip of an ear of Indian corn
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