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Meaning of corn

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: 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}, {Indian
           corn}, {Zea mays}]
      2: the dried grains or kernels or corn used as animal feed or
         ground for meal
      3: ears of corn that can be prepared and served for human food
         [syn: {corn}, {edible corn}]
      4: a hard thickening of the skin (especially on the top or sides
         of the toes) caused by the pressure of ill-fitting shoes
         [syn: {corn}, {clavus}]
      5: (Great Britain) any of various cereal plants (especially the
         dominant crop of the region--wheat in Great Britain or oats
         in Scotland and Ireland)
      6: whiskey distilled from a mash of not less than 80 percent
         corn [syn: {corn whiskey}, {corn whisky}, {corn}]
      7: something sentimental or trite; "that movie was pure corn"
      v 1: feed (cattle) with corn
      2: preserve with salt; "corned beef"

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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