English dictionary definition of:

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
  • the dried grains or kernels or corn used as animal feed or ground for meal
  • ears of corn that can be prepared and served for human food
  • a hard thickening of the skin (especially on the top or sides of the toes) caused by the pressure of ill-fitting shoes
  • (Great Britain) any of various cereal plants (especially the dominant crop of the region--wheat in Great Britain or oats in Scotland and Ireland)
  • whiskey distilled from a mash of not less than 80 percent corn
  • something sentimental or trite

Verb

  • feed (cattle) with corn
  • preserve with salt

Thesaurus

clavus   maize  

Spellzone course content

View spelling list or words and learn about the word corn in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 14. Spelling choices for /or/ sound: or, ore, au, aw + war.

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Food, vegetables

Scrabble score for corn


Scrabble score = 6

generated at 13:42:17 on 11-02-20

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