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cornstarch a fine, starchy flour ground from corn grains, used as a thickener for cooked foods or a source of industrial starch.
corn sugar dextrose, esp. that derived from cornstarch.
corn syrup a sweetener derived from cornstarch, containing glucose, maltose, and dextrin.
cornucopia a mythological goat's horn containing an endless supply of food, used as a symbol of abundance and prosperity; horn of plenty. [3 definitions]
corn whiskey whiskey made from a mash of at least eighty percent corn; corn liquor.
corny (informal) of humor, lacking subtlety; obvious; trite. [2 definitions]
corolla the petals of a flower collectively.
corollary a readily drawn conclusion; deduction or inference. [4 definitions]
corona in meteorology, a ring or series of concentric rings seen around a heavenly body, caused by diffraction due to fine mist or dust in the atmosphere. (See aureole.) [5 definitions]
Corona Borealis a spring constellation in the northern sky, located between Hercules and Bo÷tes; Northern Crown.
coronary of or pertaining to the heart or the blood vessels that supply it. [5 definitions]
coronary insufficiency a medical condition in which the heart muscle does not receive enough oxygenated blood, resulting in angina pectoris or heart failure.
coronary thrombosis the blockage of a coronary artery by a blood clot.
coronation the ceremony at which a sovereign is crowned; crowning.
coroner a public officer employed to investigate by inquest any death not thought to have occurred by natural causes.
coronet a small crownlike ornament or wreath for the head. [2 definitions]
Corp. abbreviation of "Corporation," an association of persons recognized by law and authorized to carry out certain functions with powers independent of the individual members (used in a proper name).
corpora pl. of corpus.
corporal1 of or pertaining to the body; physical.
corporal2 a noncommissioned officer in the U.S. Army, Air Force, or Marine Corps ranked below sergeant and above private first class.
corporal punishment punishment inflicted directly on the body of the offender, such as flogging.