Associations to the word «Corn»
CORN, noun. (British) (uncountable) The main cereal plant grown for its grain in a given region, such as oats in parts of Scotland and Ireland, and wheat or barley in England and Wales.
CORN, noun. (US) (Canada) (Australia) (uncountable) Maize, a grain crop of the species Zea mays.
CORN, noun. A grain or seed, especially of a cereal crop.
CORN, noun. A small, hard particle.
CORN, verb. (US) (Canada) To granulate; to form a substance into grains.
CORN, verb. (US) (Canada) To preserve using coarse salt, e.g. corned beef
CORN, verb. (US) (Canada) To provide with corn (typically maize; or, in Scotland, oats) for feed.
CORN, verb. (transitive) To render intoxicated.
CORN, noun. A type of callus, usually on the feet or hands.
CORN, noun. (US) (Canada) Something (e.g. acting, humour, music, or writing) which is deemed old-fashioned or intended to induce emotion.
CORN, noun. (uncountable) short for corn snow. A type of granular snow formed by repeated melting and re-freezing, often in mountain spring conditions.
CORN, proper noun. A town in Oklahoma
CORN BUNTING, noun. A passerine bird, Emberiza calandra, whose male and female plumages are (untypically for buntings) similar.
CORN BUNTINGS, noun. Plural of corn bunting
CORN CHIP, noun. A snack food made from cornmeal fried in oil or baked, usually in the shape of a small noodle or scoop.
CORN CHIPS, noun. Plural of corn chip
CORN COCKLE, noun. Alternative form of corncockle
CORN CRACKER, noun. Alternative form of corn-cracker
CORN CRACKER STATE, proper noun. Alternative form of Corn-cracker State
CORN CRAKE, noun. Alternative form of corncrake
CORN CRAKES, noun. Plural of corn crake
CORN CRIB, noun. A slatted bin for drying corn (maize).
CORN CRIBS, noun. Plural of corn crib
CORN DOG, noun. A hot dog coated in cornbread batter and deep fried in hot oil.
CORN DOGS, noun. Plural of corn dog
CORN DOLLIES, noun. Plural of corn dolly
CORN DOLLY, noun. A traditional figure made from straw, associated with pre-industrial harvest customs of Europe.
CORN EARWORM, noun. The larva of the moth Helicoverpa zea
CORN EXCHANGE, noun. A building where farmers and traders traded cereal grains.
CORN FLAKE, noun. Alternative form of cornflake
CORN FLAKES, noun. A breakfast cereal made from toasted flakes of maize.
CORN HOUSE, noun. A small shed-like structure usually adjacent to a barn. Its use is mainly for storage of grain or feed. On occasion it may be used for isolation of unruly or lame farm animals.
CORN LIQUOR, noun. (US) a distilled spirit, derived from maize, having a high alcohol content and little flavor
CORN MARIGOLD, noun. Glebionis segetum (syn. Chrysanthemum segetum), a herbaceous perennial plant with bright yellow flowers.
CORN MINT, noun. A form of mint, Mentha arvensis.
CORN OIL, noun. A light oil ground from corn, used for cooking as well as for fuel.
CORN ON THE COB, noun. Cooked ears of corn (maize, specifically sweet corn).
CORN OYSTER, noun. (US) A fritter containing grated green Indian corn and butter, supposed to taste like oysters.
CORN PARSLEY, noun. Ridolfia segetum, an annual weed of the Mediterranean region.
CORN PONE, noun. Alternative spelling of cornpone
CORN PONES, noun. Plural of corn pone
CORN POPPIES, noun. Plural of corn poppy
CORN POPPY, noun. The common poppy (Papaver rhoeas), of Eurasia.
CORN ROAST, noun. (US) An outdoor celebration in which corn is cooked on open fires.
CORN ROASTER, noun. A type of large stove designed to cook large amounts of corn simultaneously.
CORN SALAD, noun. (US) Any of various types of salad made using corn (maize)
CORN SALAD, noun. Any of the small plants in genus Valerianella, used in salads and as an herb, especially Valerianella locusta.
CORN SMUT, noun. A fungus that affects corn (maize), taxonomic name Ustilago maydis, which induces tumors in the plant, known to be eaten as a delicacy.
CORN SNAKE, noun. A species of rat snake, Elaphe guttata guttata.
CORN SNAKES, noun. Plural of corn snake
CORN STARCH, noun. Alternative form of cornstarch
CORN STARCHES, noun. Plural of corn starch
CORN SUGAR, noun. Dextrose, especially originating from corn starch
CORN SUGAR, noun. A deceptive term for high fructose corn syrup developed by corn refiners meant to imply sugar
CORN SUGARS, noun. Plural of corn sugar
CORN SYRUP, noun. A sticky sweet liquid, consisting of sugars dissolved in water, produced from corn (maize). Used as a sweetener in cooking, especially in commercial kitchens but also in candy making.
CORN SYRUPS, noun. Plural of corn syrup
CORN THISTLE, noun. A perennial herb, Cirsium arvense.
CORN THISTLES, noun. Plural of corn thistle
CORN WHISKEY, noun. A whiskey distilled from a mash made up of not less than 80% corn
CORN, 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.
CORN, noun. The dried grains or kernels or corn used as animal feed or ground for meal.
CORN, noun. Ears of corn that can be prepared and served for human food.
CORN, noun. A hard thickening of the skin (especially on the top or sides of the toes) caused by the pressure of ill-fitting shoes.
CORN, noun. (Great Britain) any of various cereal plants (especially the dominant crop of the region--wheat in Great Britain or oats in Scotland and Ireland).
CORN, noun. Whiskey distilled from a mash of not less than 80 percent corn.
CORN, noun. Something sentimental or trite; "that movie was pure corn".
CORN, verb. Feed (cattle) with corn.
CORN, verb. Preserve with salt; "corned beef".
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