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
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- noun A
varietyof maizein which the kernelsare 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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