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corn pone in the southern United States, bread made of corn meal, without eggs or milk, and usu. baked in small oval loaves.
cornrow a section of hair braided tightly and close to the scalp. [3 definitions]
corn silk the long silky part of the pistil of the corn plant, lying between the rows of kernels and extending beyond the tip of the ear.
cornstalk the fibrous stem of a corn plant.
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.
coronagraph telescopic equipment that blocks light from a star so that the star's corona and objects close to the star can be resolved.
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.
coronavirus a type of virus that causes a variety of diseases in humans and other animals ranging from the common cold to potentially fatal illnesses. A coronavirus is an RNA virus of the family Coronaviridae and is so-named because the outer perimeter of each round virus particle resemble a spiky crown similar in shape to the sun's corona. [2 definitions]
coroner a public officer employed to investigate by inquest any death not thought to have occurred by natural causes.