Definitions starting with C

ID #4159

corn

/kohn/ n. 1. [Vir. idem (flighfield); cf. Krio finga kon wart on finger KED; OED corn a callus, chiefly on the toes or feet] a callus, also on the hands. (Gen.)

2. [W Car.; U.S. dial. idem (D. Barnhart p.c.)] an ear of maize (count noun): 1966 Get couple of corn (Crowley 120). (Gen.)

Tags: anatomy, noun, plant

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Last update: 2011-01-29 17:29
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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