green corn

noun

Definition of green corn

: the young tender ears of corn

Examples of green corn in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Try a simit, a large round sesame bagel, flavored with molasses; or misir, a grilled or boiled corn on the cob, seasoned with salt and served on a bright green corn husk. Wendy Altschuler, Forbes, 22 Oct. 2021 Hike under the green corn moon: Get your moon glow on from 9 to 11 p.m. cleveland, 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, Cincinnati.com, 19 June 2019

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First Known Use of green corn

1645, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of green corn was in 1645

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Last Updated

31 Oct 2021

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“Green corn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/green%20corn. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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