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corn1

corn1

 
pronunciation:
korn
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a tall cereal plant that produces cylinder-shaped ears with rows of edible yellow or white seeds.
 
definition 2: the seed of this plant.
definition 3: the ear on which the seeds of this plant grow.
definition 4: (informal) a joke, music, or the like considered trite or overly sentimental.
definition 5: (chiefly British) any cereal plant such as wheat, barley, or oats, or the harvested seed of cereal plants.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: corned, corning, corns
definition 1: to preserve in salt or brine.
Shall we corn the beef or roast it?
definition 2: to feed corn or other grain to (an animal).
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