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Definition of 'corn'

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This is the song of the male corn bunting. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They searched for gold when they might have helped plant corn. Divine, Robert A. (editor) & Breen, T. H & Frederickson, George M & Williams, R. Hal America Past and Present (1995)You can also substitute corn syrup for oil. Kowalski, Robert E The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure (1990)The result was a very large crop of wheat and corn. Thompkins, Peter, Bird, Christopher Secrets of the Soil (1990)Then he would join them for a bowl of corn flakes. The Sun (2010)The aircraft appeared to have crashed into a farm building and careered into a corn field. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The largely empty road winds past fields of beans and corn and pasture. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This is a dry but nourishing oil derived from hazelnut and corn oils. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The global price of wheat and corn nearly doubled for a time last year. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Mix two tablespoons of canned tuna with a tablespoon of sweet corn and chopped tomato. The Sun (2010)He must have run out of corn flakes. The Sun (2012)At the corner of a field of green corn a concrete gravestone lies tumbled flat. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It turned out to be a reaction to the dust from the corn feed she was mixing for it! Mumby, Keith The Allergy Handbook (1988)They brought a rectangle of yellow corn cake under avocado, tomato and sliced red onion. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The bad weather has also hurt the corn crop, which has driven up inflation. Christianity Today (2000)Land has been cleared for planting, and corn fields are also shown. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I was hoping to find a corn bunting there. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The corn feed used to feed cattle has almost doubled in price in a year as demand has grown for the grain to produce ethanol. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In the US they are known as high fructose corn syrup. The Sun (2009)A large part of their effort was devoted to growing subsistence crops, mainly corn. Divine, Robert A. (editor) & Breen, T. H & Frederickson, George M & Williams, R. Hal America Past and Present (1995)Corn, or maize, is an old crop. Radford, Tim & Leggett, Jeremy The Crisis of Life on Earth - our legacy from the second millenium (1990)The campaigners wanted to highlight the lender's alleged speculation in food commodities, which they claimed had driven up the price of corn and grain around the world. Times, Sunday Times (2014)

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British English: corn /kɔːn/ NOUN
Corn refers to crops such as wheat and barley, or their seeds.
...fields of corn.
  • American English: grain
  • Arabic: ذُرَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: milho
  • Chinese: 谷物
  • Croatian: žitarica
  • Czech: obilí
  • Danish: korn
  • Dutch: koren
  • European Spanish: grano
  • Finnish: vilja
  • French: maïs
  • German: Getreide
  • Greek: σιτηρά
  • Italian: mais
  • Japanese: 穀草
  • Korean: 곡식
  • Norwegian: korn
  • Polish: kukurydza
  • European Portuguese: milho
  • Romanian: cereale
  • Russian: зерновые культуры
  • Spanish: maíz
  • Swedish: majs
  • Thai: ข้าวโพด
  • Turkish: mısır sebze
  • Ukrainian: зерно
  • Vietnamese: cây ngũ cốc

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