Adjective "Corn" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Corn


    Definition:

    1. Also called Indian corn; especially technical and British, maize. a tall cereal plant, Zea mays, cultivated in many varieties, having a jointed, solid stem and bearing the grain, seeds, or kernels on large ears.

    2. the grain, seeds, or kernels of this plant, used for human food or for fodder.

    3. the ears of this plant.

    4. the edible seed of certain other cereal plants, especially wheat in England and oats in Scotland.

    5. the plants themselves.

    6. sweet corn.

    7. corn whiskey.

    Origin:
    corn

    Examples:

    "percents can be corn for quarters."

    "crops can be corn."

    "futures can be corn."

    "ups can be corn."

    "refiners can be corn."

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