waxy corn

noun
variants: or waxy maize

Definition of waxy corn

: an Indian corn with grains that have a waxy appearance when cut, that contain only branched-chain starch, and that are used especially for desserts and adhesives and as a replacement for tapioca

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“Waxy corn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/waxy%20corn. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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