roasting ear

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noun roast·ing ear \ˈrōs-tiŋ-ˌir, sense 2 is usually ˈrō-sən-ˌir or ˈrōs-ˌnir\

Definition of roasting ear

  1. 1 :  an ear of young corn roasted or suitable for roasting usually in the husk

  2. 2 chiefly Southern US and Midland US :  an ear of corn suitable for boiling or steaming

First Known Use of roasting ear

1651


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