roast·ing ear noun \ˈrōs-tiŋ-ˌir, sense 2 usually ˈrō-sən-ˌir or ˈrōs-ˌnir\
: 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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