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Synonyms for corn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. corn, maize, Indian corn, Zea maysnoun

    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

    edible corn, maize, corn whiskey, lemon, corn whisky, clavus, lemon yellow, gamboge

  2. cornnoun

    the dried grains or kernels or corn used as animal feed or ground for meal

    maize, edible corn, corn whiskey, clavus, corn whisky

  3. corn, edible cornnoun

    ears of corn that can be prepared and served for human food

    maize, edible corn, corn whiskey, clavus, corn whisky

  4. corn, clavusnoun

    a hard thickening of the skin (especially on the top or sides of the toes) caused by the pressure of ill-fitting shoes

    maize, edible corn, corn whiskey, clavus, corn whisky

  5. cornnoun

    (Great Britain) any of various cereal plants (especially the dominant crop of the region--wheat in Great Britain or oats in Scotland and Ireland)

    maize, edible corn, corn whiskey, clavus, corn whisky

  6. corn whiskey, corn whisky, cornnoun

    whiskey distilled from a mash of not less than 80 percent corn

    corn whiskey, edible corn, clavus, maize, corn whisky

  7. cornverb

    something sentimental or trite

    "that movie was pure corn"

    maize, edible corn, corn whiskey, clavus, corn whisky

  8. cornverb

    feed (cattle) with corn

  9. cornverb

    preserve with salt

    "corned beef"

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cornnoun

    cereal grain

  2. cornnoun

    maize, indian corn

  3. cornnoun

    horny excrescence

  4. cornverb

    salt moderately, sprinkle with salt

  5. cornverb

    intoxicate, fuddle, muddle, inebriate, make drunk, make tipsy

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. cornnoun

    maize, indian corn, clavus

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "corn":

    maize, maïs, cornfield

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  1. Ron Plain:

    The fact that you lose some export markets matters. And, the value of the improved animal performance becomes a little less valuable when corn is cheap.

  2. Dallas Braden:

    He's a 209er, he stands as tall as the corn stalks in Linden.

  3. Tarcilo Rodrigues:

    U.S. corn prices are cheap and the dollar has weakened creating a window of opportunity for ethanol shipments to Brazil's Northeast.

  4. Ludmila Camparotto:

    Late-planted corn in Paraná, crops planted around March, could have problems.

  5. Dave Kochel:

    If you can't have a beer at the Bud tent, look comfortable standing in a cattle barn, or eat a corn dog without embarrassing yourself, you probably aren't going anywhere in the Iowa caucuses, campaigns need to understand that the Iowa State Fair creates far more chances to fail than to succeed, but it's an important gauntlet if you want a ticket punched out of Iowa.

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