- 1 (cereal crop)(in general) grano (masculine)(American English) (maize) maíz (masculine)(British English) (wheat) trigo (masculine)(oats) (in Scotland and Ireland)
avena (feminine)Example sentences
- Christopher says his biggest failure was cream corn.
- His challenge was to eat creamed corn and cod liver oil.
- I waded through enough surf-and-turfs and enough creamed corn to last a lifetime.
- To a European, corn covers all the cereal crops - wheat, barley, oat, and so on.
- Peas, beans or carrots also formed part of the diet, plus corn, i.e. oats or maize.
- The major agricultural products are wheat, rice, barley, corn, sorghum, sugarcane, potatoes, and fruits.
- They also eat grains such as Chinese sorghum, corn, millet, oats, and buckwheat.
- They grow lettuce, corn, parsley, sugar cane, rice and radishes.
- 3 (hackneyed sentiments) [colloquial]Example sentences
- The appetite audiences have for sentimental corn should never be underestimated.
- Alexander's Ragtime Band is pure corn but rather tasty all the same.
- God, will I forever be forced to deal with this massive amount of cheese and corn from now on…?
Cultural Note: Corn Belt
Son los estados de la región central de EEUU ( American Midwest), especialmente Iowa, Illinois e Indiana, donde se cultiva la mayor parte del maíz del país.
- (on toe) to tread on somebody's corns (British English) (before noun) corn plasteremplasto (masculine) para callosExample sentences
- A variety of products are available over-the-counter for the treatment of common foot problems, such as athlete's foot, onychomycosis, foot pain, corns, warts and bunions.
- Deepika is my foot guru who, in half an hour, will transform my unattractive foot complete with corns, calluses and untidy-looking toes into a thing of beauty.
- In addition, soaking your feet in warm water or with Epsom salts can alleviate painful corns and calluses.
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