from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Dried ears of corn having colorful, usually variegated kernels, usually hung in a cluster for decoration.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • (Bot.) A cereal plant of the genus Zea (Zea Mays), also simply called corn, used widely as a food; the maize, a native plant of America

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A variety of maize in which the kernels are variously coloured, rather than being all of the same colour.

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

  • 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


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