corncob

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noun corn·cob \ˈkȯrn-ˌkäb\

Definition of corncob

  1. 1 :  the core on which the kernels of corn are arranged

  2. 2 :  an ear of corn

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First Known Use of corncob

1792


CORNCOB Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of corncob for English Language Learners

  • : the long, hard, center part of corn (sense 1) : the part of corn that the kernels grow on


CORNCOB Defined for Kids

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noun corn·cob \ˈkȯrn-ˌkäb\

Definition of corncob for Students

  1. :  the woody core on which grains of corn grow



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