Definition of 'sweetcorn'

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Example sentences containing 'sweetcorn'

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Stir the stock into the pan with the drained sweetcorn. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Melt the butter in a medium pan and add the sweetcorn and sugar. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Tender vegetables such as sweetcorn can be planted outdoors now. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This can be a jacket potato with baked beans or tuna and sweetcorn. The Sun (2010)Cut the cherry tomatoes in half and drain the sweetcorn well. The Sun (2013) Add the sweetcorn kernels and the lime juice and season. The Sun (2014)They live on tuna and sweetcorn and live at home when they are not in hotels. The Sun (2010) Add the sweetcorn and shallot and season. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Add the stock and drained sweetcorn. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Stir in sweetcorn and potatoes, adjust seasoning and reheat. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Add the tomatoes, sweetcorn and drizzle with the rest of the olive oil. The Sun (2013)Mix two thirds with leeks, sweetcorn and tuna. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Add drained sweetcorn, chilli and pepper. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Then add the sweetcorn, lime juice and zest and coriander. The Sun (2015) Drain the sweetcorn and add it to the rice with salt, pepper and a drizzle of oil. The Sun (2013)For instance, a baked potato with tuna and sweetcorn in yogurt dressing instead of her usual butter would be a good choice. The Sun (2008)Last year we grew green beans, onions, potatoes and sweetcorn. The Sun (2013)We grow good tomatoes, sweetcorn, onions and strawberries. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He loves jacket potatoes with sweetcorn, cucumber, salad. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I have tried the landscaping fabric planting method on many plants, and it also works well for courgettes, tomatoes and sweetcorn. Times, Sunday Times (2008)

Translations for 'sweetcorn'

British English: sweetcorn /ˈswiːtˌkɔːn/ NOUN
Sweetcorn consists of the yellow seeds of the maize plant, which are eaten as a vegetable.
  • American English: sweetcorn
  • Arabic: ذُرَةٌ سُكَّرِيَّة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: milho verde
  • Chinese: 甜玉米
  • Croatian: kukuruz šećerac
  • Czech: kukuřice zelenina
  • Danish: sukkermajs
  • Dutch: maïs
  • European Spanish: maíz tierno
  • Finnish: maissi
  • French: maïs
  • German: Mais
  • Greek: γλυκό καλαμπόκι
  • Italian: mais
  • Japanese: トウモロコシ
  • Korean: 사탕옥수수
  • Norwegian: sukkermais
  • Polish: kukurydza cukrowa
  • European Portuguese: milho verde
  • Romanian: porumb zaharat
  • Russian: сладкая кукуруза
  • Spanish: maíz tierno
  • Swedish: majs
  • Thai: ข้าวโพดหวาน
  • Turkish: tatlı mısır
  • Ukrainian: солодка кукурудза
  • Vietnamese: ngô ngọt


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