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popcorn

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noun pop·corn \ˈpäp-ˌkȯrn\

Simple Definition of popcorn

  • : corn in the form of hard yellow seeds that burst open and become soft and white when they are heated

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of popcorn

  1. :  an Indian corn (Zea mays praecox) whose kernels on exposure to heat burst open to form a white starchy mass; also :  the kernels especially after popping

1823

First Known Use of popcorn

1823


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popcorn

adjective pop·corn

Definition of popcorn

  1. :  having widespread appeal but usually offering little artistic merit or intellectual stimulation <popcorn movies>




POPCORN Defined for Kids

popcorn

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noun pop·corn \ˈpäp-ˌkȯrn\

Definition of popcorn for Students

  1. 1 :  corn whose kernels burst open when exposed to high heat to form white or yellowish puffy pieces

  2. 2 :  the kernels after popping





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