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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
corn (noun)
1.
chiefly dialect a small hard particle - grain
2.
a small hard seed - usually used in combination peppercorn barleycorn
3.
British the grain of a cereal grass that is the primary crop of a region (as wheat in Britain and oats in Scotland and Ireland) , also a plant that produces corn
4.
a) a tall annual cereal grass () originally domesticated in Mexico and widely grown for its large elongated ears of starchy seeds - Zea mays called also Indian corn maize
b) the typically yellow or whitish seeds of corn used especially as food for humans and livestock
c) an ear of corn with or without its leafy outer covering
5.
- corn whiskey
6.
a) something (as writing, music, or acting) that is - corny
b) the quality or state of being corny - corniness
7.
- corn snow
corn (verb)
transitive verb
1.
to form into grains - granulate
2.
a) to preserve or season with salt in grains
b) to cure or preserve in brine containing preservatives and often seasonings - corned beef
3.
to feed with corn
corn (noun)
a local hardening and thickening of epidermis (as on a toe)
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
corn (noun)
something (as a work of literature or music) that is too sentimental
SYNONIMS:
goo, mush, schmaltz ( schmalz), sludge, slush, soap opera, sorghum
RELATED WORDS:
claptrap, drivel, rubbish, tripe
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