Definition of cornsilk in English:


Syllabification: corn·silk
Pronunciation: /ˈkôrnˌsilk
North American


  • The fine threadlike styles on an ear of corn.
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    • Herbal teas are in, especially those containing uva ursi, juniper berry, cornsilk, parsley root, dandelion and hydrangea root.

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