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Dictionary definition for: Corn

1. (n) 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

2. (v) feed (cattle) with corn

3. (n) the dried grains or kernels or corn used as animal feed or ground for meal

4. (v) preserve with salt; "corned beef"

5. (n) ears of corn grown for human food

6. (n) a hard thickening of the skin (especially on the top or sides of the toes) caused by the pressure of ill-fitting shoes

7. (n) annual or biennial grass having erect flower spikes and light brown grains

8. (n) whiskey distilled from a mash of not less than 80 percent corn

9. (n) something sentimental or trite; "that movie was pure corn"

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