Definition of green corn in English:

green corn

Syllabification: green corn

noun

The tender ears of young sweet corn, suitable for cooking and eating.
More example sentences
  • When released into the air as a gas, it forms a white cloud and smells like newly mown hay or green corn.
  • Harvests during this time span would provide at least fall-back food resources for people awaiting mid-summer green corn and fall-season flour corn.
  • This device for extracting kernels from green corn is semicircular and slits the hulls, spreads them open, then compresses them to squeeze out the milk and kernels.

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