Indian corn

noun

Definition of Indian corn

  1. 1 :  a tall widely cultivated American cereal grass (Zea mays) bearing seeds on elongated ears :  corn 4a

  2. 2 :  the ears of Indian corn; also :  its edible seeds

  3. 3 :  corn having hard kernels of various colors (such as reddish brown, dark purple, and yellow) that is typically used for ornamental purposes

1604

First Known Use of indian corn

1604


INDIAN CORN Defined for English Language Learners

Indian corn

noun

Definition of Indian corn for English Language Learners

  • : corn that has seeds (called kernels) of several different colors on each ear and that is used for decoration


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