Definition of Corncob

1. Noun. The hard cylindrical core that bears the kernels of an ear of corn.

Exact synonyms: Corn Cob
Generic synonyms: Core
Group relationships: Corn, Indian Corn, Maize, Zea Mays



Definition of Corncob

1. n. The cob or axis on which the kernels of Indian corn grow.

Definition of Corncob

1. Noun. The central cylindrical core of an ear of corn (maize) on which the kernels are attached in rows. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Corncob

1. the woody core of an ear of corn [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Corncob

cornages
cornamute
cornamutes
cornball
cornbind
cornbraid
cornbraided
cornbraiding
cornbraids
cornbrash
cornbread
cornbreads
corncake
corncakes
corncob (current term)
corncobs
corncockle
corncockles
corncrake
corncrakes
corncrib
corncribs
corncutter
corncutters
corndodger
corndodgers
corndog
corndogs

Literary usage of Corncob

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1. Herd Registerby American Jersey cattle club by American Jersey cattle club (1909)
"time since last calving prior to test, 35 days: fed 4 Ibs. dried beet pulp, 4 Ibs. bran, 2 Ibs. corncob meal, 2 Ibs. gluten meal, 2 Ibs. oil meal and 2 Ibs. ..."

2. The Monthly Review (1843)
"I guess you are the captain of that there Britisher,1' said Jonathan corncob, addressing the hero of Acre, " and I take your conduct as most particularly ..."

3. The Eclectic Museum of Foreign Literature, Science and Art by John Holmes Agnew, John Sartain (1843)
""I guess you are the captain of that there Britisher," said Jonathan corncob, addressing the hero of Acre, "and 1 take your conduct as most particularly ..."

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