Definitions

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

  • n. The stalk or stem of a corn plant.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The tough, fibrous stalk of a corn (maize) plant, often ground for silage after harvest.
  • n. A single specimen of a corn plant once past the seedling stage and which may, at maturity, bear multiple ears of corn.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A stalk of Indian corn.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The stem or culm of Indian corn, without the ears, leaves, or tassel, or with all of these except the ears.
  • n. A tall, slender person: applied as a nickname to those whites who have been born and bred in the Australian colonies, and especially in New South Wales.

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

  • n. the stalk of a corn plant
  • n. the stalk of a corn plant

Etymologies

corn + stalk (Wiktionary)

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