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Definition of Corn

Corn

  1. A thickening of the epidermis at some point, esp. on the toes, by friction or pressure. It is usually painful and troublesome.
  2. A single seed of certain plants, as wheat, rye, barley, and maize; a grain.
  3. The various farinaceous grains of the cereal grasses used for food, as wheat, rye, barley, maize, oats.
  4. The plants which produce corn, when growing in the field; the stalks and ears, or the stalks, ears, and seeds, after reaping and before thrashing.
  5. A small, hard particle; a grain.
  6. To preserve and season with salt in grains; to sprinkle with salt; to cure by salting; now, specifically, to salt slightly in brine or otherwise; as, to corn beef; to corn a tongue.
  7. To form into small grains; to granulate; as, to corn gunpowder.
  8. To feed with corn or (in Sctland) oats; as, to corn horses.
  9. To render intoxicated; as, ale strong enough to corn one.
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Corn Translations

corn in Afrikaans is mielies
corn in Dutch is eksteroog, eelt, likdoorn
corn in Finnish is maissi
corn in German is Mais, Getreide
corn in Italian is mirino, granturco
corn in Norwegian is mais
corn in Portuguese is milho