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roasting ear

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

Definition of ROASTING EAR

1
:  an ear of young corn roasted or suitable for roasting usually in the husk
2
chiefly Southern & Midland :  an ear of corn suitable for boiling or steaming

First Known Use of ROASTING EAR

1650

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