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sweet corn

noun

Simple Definition of sweet corn

  • : a kind of corn (sense 1) that contains a lot of sugar

Full Definition of sweet corn

  1. :  corn of a variety (Zea mays rugosa syn. Z. m. saccharata) with soft kernels containing a high percentage of sugar


SWEET CORN Defined for Kids

sweet corn

noun

Definition of sweet corn

  1. :  corn with kernels rich in sugar that is cooked and eaten as a vegetable while young




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