roasting ear

roast·ing ear

noun \ˈrōs-tiŋ-ˌir, sense 2 usually ˈrō-sən-ˌir or ˈrōs-ˌnir\

Definition of ROASTING EAR

:  an ear of young corn roasted or suitable for roasting usually in the husk
chiefly Southern & Midland :  an ear of corn suitable for boiling or steaming

First Known Use of ROASTING EAR



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