Synonyms of corn


1. corn, maize, Indian corn, Zea mays, cereal, cereal grass

usage: 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

2. corn, kernel

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

3. corn, edible corn, grain, food grain, cereal

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

4. corn, clavus, callosity, callus

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

5. corn, cereal, cereal grass

usage: (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. corn whiskey, corn whisky, corn, whiskey, whisky

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

7. corn, mawkishness, sentimentality, drippiness, mushiness, soupiness, sloppiness

usage: something sentimental or trite; "that movie was pure corn"


1. corn, feed, give

usage: feed (cattle) with corn

2. corn, preserve, keep

usage: preserve with salt; "corned beef"

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