pod corn

noun

: corn of a variety (Zea mays tunicata) that has each individual kernel enclosed in a husk

Word History

First Known Use

1884, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pod corn was in 1884

Dictionary Entries Near pod corn

Cite this Entry

“Pod corn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pod%20corn. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!