Definition of Crow corn

1. Noun. Any of several perennials of the genus Aletris having grasslike leaves and bitter roots reputed to cure colic.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crow Corn

crouzon's disease
crouzon syndrome
crow
crow's-feet
crow's-foot
crow's-nest
crow's feet
crow's foot
crow's nest
crow's nests
crow-bait
crow-eater
crow-eaters
crow-trodden
crow blackbird
crow corn (current term)
crow eater
crow eaters
crow garlic
crow pheasant
crow scarer
crow scarers
crow step
crowbait
crowbar
crowbar hotel
crowbarred
crowbarring
crowbars
crowberries

Literary usage of Crow corn

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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"Ague-grass, Blazing- star, Bitter-grass, Bitter-plant, Crow-corn. Mealy- starwort. Aloe-, Star- or Husk-root. Unicorn- root or -horn. May-July. ..."

2. The Canadian Record of Science by Natural History Society of Montreal (1897)
"In the case of the crow, corn forms one-fifth of the food, so that the redwinged blackbird, whose diet is made up of only a trifle more than one-eighth of ..."

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