field corn


field corn
noun (U) AmE maize grown to use as grain or to feed to animals, rather than to be eaten —compare sweetcorn

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.

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  • field corn — n [U] AmE a type of corn grown to feed to animals, rather than to be eaten by people →↑sweetcorn …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • field corn — field′ corn n. agr. feed corn grown for stock • Etymology: 1855–60, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • field corn — ☆ field corn n. any variety of corn grown for feeding livestock …   English World dictionary

  • field corn — noun corn grown primarily for animal feed or market grain • Hypernyms: ↑corn, ↑maize, ↑Indian corn, ↑Zea mays, ↑field crop • Hyponyms: ↑dent corn, ↑Zea mays indentata, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • field corn — noun Date: 1856 an Indian corn (as dent corn or flint corn) with starchy kernels grown for feeding livestock or for market grain …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • field corn — feed corn grown for stock. [1855 60, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Corn stover — For the furnace that can burn corn, see Corn stove. Zea mays ssp. mays L …   Wikipedia

  • Corn on the cob — ((stub)) This article is about sweet corn. For roasted ears of field corn see roast field corn. Freshly picked ears of sweet corn …   Wikipedia