corn

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Note: This the word most people use in the U.S. Maize is a more international word.

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Singular
corn

Plural
corns

  1. (US) (uncountable) Corn is a kind of grain, usually with large yellow seeds, that is often eaten (also called maize).
    We will be eating corn tomorrow.
  2. (US) (uncountable) The plant corn grows on.
    We planted some corn in our garden last year.
  3. (UK) (countable & uncountable) Any kind of grain.
    We put several barley corns into the soup.


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