The definition of corn is a hard, seed like kernel of an American cereal plant, or a painful, hard and thick growth on the skin.(noun)
Corn is defined as to form into tiny particles, to feed grain to animals, or to preserve foods with salt.(verb)
An example of corn is to bring grain out to the horses.
See corn in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME & OE < IE base *ger-, to ripen, mature, grow old > grain, churn, Gr gerōn, old man
Origin: ME & OFr corne < L cornu, horn
See corn in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English, grain
Origin: , from Old English; see gṛə-no- in Indo-European roots.
Origin: Middle English corne
Origin: , from Old French, horn
Origin: , from Latin cornū; see ker-1 in Indo-European roots.
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