green corn


Definition of green corn

: the young tender ears of corn

Examples of green corn in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Hike under the green corn moon: Get your moon glow on from 9 to 11 p.m. cleveland, "View art and launch rockets to get your summer started: Valley Views," 29 June 2020 This time of year, Ohio's farmland should be alive and brand new again, peppered with the pop of bright green corn stalks already reaching the height of a tall man's shins. Carol Motsinger,, "Ohio's farmland is underwater and unrecognizable. The impact will last even longer than the rain," 19 June 2019

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First Known Use of green corn

1645, in the meaning defined above

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“Green corn.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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