Definition of Pilcorn

1. the naked oat [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pilcorn

pilary
pilaster
pilastered
pilasters
pilastre
pilau
pilaus
pilaw
pilaws
pilch
pilchard
pilchards
pilcher
pilchers
pilches
pilcorn (current term)
pilcorns
pilcrow
pilcrows
pile
pile-up
pile-ups
pile driver
pile drivers
pile dwelling
pile of shit
pile on
pile on the pounds
pile up
pileate

Literary usage of Pilcorn

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1. The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical by John Britton, Joseph Nightingale, James Norris Brewer, John Evans, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, Frederic Shoberl, John Bigland, Thomas Rees, Thomas Hood, John Harris, Edward Wedlake Brayley (1813)
"Naked Oats, or pilcorn : in corn fields. Campanula latifolia. Giant throat-wort: in the mountainous parts of this county. ..."

2. A History of the Vegetable Kingdom: Embracing the Physiology of Plants, with by William Rhind (1857)
"... a ; the white oat, b; the red oat, and the naked or pilcorn. The best variety of oats produced in Great Britain is unquestionably the potatoe oat. ..."

3. Vegetable Substances Used for the Food of Man by Edwin Lankester (1832)
"... or pilcorn. The best variety of oats produced in Great Britain is unquestionably the potato oat. Of this kind the first plants were discovered growing ..."

4. The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical by John Britton, Joseph Nightingale, James Norris Brewer, John Evans, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, Frederic Shoberl, John Bigland, Thomas Rees, Thomas Hood, John Harris, Edward Wedlake Brayley (1813)
"Naked Oats, or pilcorn : in corn fields. Campanula latifolia. Giant throat-wort: in the mountainous parts of this county. ..."

5. A History of the Vegetable Kingdom: Embracing the Physiology of Plants, with by William Rhind (1857)
"... a ; the white oat, b; the red oat, and the naked or pilcorn. The best variety of oats produced in Great Britain is unquestionably the potatoe oat. ..."

6. Vegetable Substances Used for the Food of Man by Edwin Lankester (1832)
"... or pilcorn. The best variety of oats produced in Great Britain is unquestionably the potato oat. Of this kind the first plants were discovered growing ..."

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