green corn
noun Date: 1645 the young tender ears of Indian corn

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • green corn — ☆ green corn n. young ears of sweet corn, in the milky stage …   English World dictionary

  • green corn — noun 1. a corn plant developed in order to have young ears that are sweet and suitable for eating • Syn: ↑sweet corn, ↑sugar corn, ↑sweet corn plant, ↑Zea mays rugosa, ↑Zea saccharata • Hypernyms: ↑corn, ↑maize …   Useful english dictionary

  • green corn — /grin ˈkɔn/ (say green kawn) noun → sweet corn (def. 2) …   Australian English dictionary

  • green corn. — See sweet corn (def. 2). [1800 10, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • green corn. — See sweet corn (def. 2). [1800 10, Amer.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Green Corn Ceremony — The Green Corn Ceremony (Cherokee:ᎠᎦᏪᎳ ᏎᎷᎤᏥ) is an English term that refers to a general religious and social theme celebrated by a number of American Indian peoples of the Eastern Woodlands and the Southeastern tribes. The Green Corn festivals… …   Wikipedia

  • Green Corn Rebellion — The Green Corn Rebellion took place in 1917 in rural Oklahoma. It was a brief popular uprising against military conscription by poor farmers aligned with the Socialist Party of America. The Socialist Party had been a significant political force… …   Wikipedia

  • green corn dance — noun see corn dance …   Useful english dictionary

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