Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The hard thick cylindrical central core on which are borne the grains or kernels of an ear of corn, usually in rows.
  • n. A corncob pipe.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The central cylindrical core of an ear of corn (maize) on which the kernels are attached in rows.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The cob or axis on which the kernels of Indian corn grow.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The elongated, woody, chaff-covered receptacle which, with the grain embedded in it in longitudinal rows, constitutes the ear of maize.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the hard cylindrical core that bears the kernels of an ear of corn
  • n. the hard cylindrical core that bears the kernels of an ear of corn

Etymologies

corn +‎ cob (Wiktionary)

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