Indian corn

Indian corn
Indian corn
n.
1. CORN1 (sense 3)
2. Informal any primitive corn having ears with kernels of various colors, often used for decoration in autumn

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  • Indian corn — Corn Corn, n. [AS. corn; akin to OS. korn, D. koren, G., Dan., Sw., & Icel. korn, Goth. ka[ u]rn, L. granum, Russ. zerno. Cf. {Grain}, {Kernel}.] 1. A single seed of certain plants, as wheat, rye, barley, and maize; a grain. [1913 Webster] 2. The …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Indian corn — Corn Corn, n. [AS. corn; akin to OS. korn, D. koren, G., Dan., Sw., & Icel. korn, Goth. ka[ u]rn, L. granum, Russ. zerno. Cf. {Grain}, {Kernel}.] 1. A single seed of certain plants, as wheat, rye, barley, and maize; a grain. [1913 Webster] 2. The …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Indian corn — Corn Corn, n. [AS. corn; akin to OS. korn, D. koren, G., Dan., Sw., & Icel. korn, Goth. ka[ u]rn, L. granum, Russ. zerno. Cf. {Grain}, {Kernel}.] 1. A single seed of certain plants, as wheat, rye, barley, and maize; a grain. [1913 Webster] 2. The …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Indian corn — (Bot.), A cereal plant of the genus {Zea} ({Zea Mays}), also simply called {corn}, used widely as a food; the maize, a native plant of America; more specifically: a primitive variety of {Zea Mays} having variegated kernels on each cob, in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Indian corn — noun uncount AMERICAN a type of CORN that has seeds of various colors and is often used for decoration …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Indian corn — ► NOUN ▪ maize …   English terms dictionary

  • Indian corn — noun Date: 1617 1. a tall widely cultivated American cereal grass (Zea mays) bearing seeds on elongated ears 2. the ears of Indian corn; also its edible seeds …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Indian corn — N UNCOUNT Indian corn is the same as maize …   English dictionary

  • Indian corn — paprastasis kukurūzas statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Vienametis miglinių (Poaceae), seniau varpinių (Gramineae), šeimos augalas, auginamas žaliajam pašarui, silosui ir grūdams. Lapai sudaro apie 15–25 % visos antžeminės masės. Žiedai …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • Indian 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 • Syn: ↑corn, ↑maize, ↑Zea mays • Derivationally… …   Useful english dictionary

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