Definition of Corn. Meaning of Corn. Synonyms of Corn

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Definition of Corn

Corn
Corn Corn (k[^o]rn), n. [L. cornu horn: cf. F. corne horn, hornlike excrescence. See Horn.] A thickening of the epidermis at some point, esp. on the toes, by friction or pressure. It is usually painful and troublesome. Welcome, gentlemen! Ladies that have their toes Unplagued with corns, will have a bout with you. --Shak. Note: The substance of a corn usually resembles horn, but where moisture is present, as between the toes, it is white and sodden, and is called a soft corn.
Corn
Corn Corn, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Corned (k?rnd); p. pr. & vb. n. Corning.] 1. 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. 2. To form into small grains; to granulate; as, to corn gunpowder. 3. To feed with corn or (in Sctland) oats; as, to corn horses. --Jamieson. 4. To render intoxicated; as, ale strong enough to corn one. [Colloq.] Corning house, a house or place where powder is corned or granulated.

Meaning of Corn from wikipedia

- for corn ethanol, animal feed and other maize products, such as corn starch and corn syrup. The six major types of corn are dent corn, flint corn, pod...
- of these. The six major types of corn are dent corn, flint corn, pod corn, popcorn, flour corn, and sweet corn. Corn was first domesticated 9,000 years...
- The Corn Laws were tariffs and restrictions on imported food and grain ("corn") enforced in Great Britain between 1815 and 1846. They were designed to...
- Sweet corn (Zea mays convar. saccharata var. rugosa; also called sugar corn and pole corn) is a vegetable with a high sugar content. Sweet corn is the...
- Corn nuts, also known as toasted corn, corn bits[citation needed] or quicos, are a snack food made of roasted or deep-fried corn kernels. In parts of South...
- Baby corn (also known as young corn, mini corn, cornlettes, baby sweetcorn or candle corn in Thai language cookbooks) is a cereal grain taken from corn (maize)...
- Corn **** is a plant disease caused by the pathogenic fungus Ustilago maydis that causes **** on maize and teosinte. The fungus forms galls on all above-ground...
- Corn flakes, or cornflakes, are a po****r breakfast cereal made by toasting flakes of corn. The cereal was first created by John Harvey Kellogg in 1894...
- referred to as Peruvian corn or Cuzco corn (after the capital city of the Inca empire), is a large-kernel variety of field corn from the Andes. It is consumed...
- Dent corn also known as yellow dent corn, Reid's yellow dent corn, white dent corn, or field corn, is a variety of maize or corn with a high soft starch...