Definition of Flint corn

1. Noun. Corn having kernels with a hard outer layer enclosing the soft endosperm.

Exact synonyms: Flint Maize, Yankee Corn, Zea Mays Indurata
Generic synonyms: Field Corn



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flint Corn

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flindermouse
flinders
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flindosy
fling off
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flinkite
flinkites
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flint-hearted
flint corn (current term)
flint disease
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Literary usage of Flint corn

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1. Productive Farm Crops by Edward Gerrard Montgomery (1916)
"These types are pop-corn, flint corn, dent corn, soft corn, sweet corn, ... Pop-corn is very hard and flinty in character; the flint corn kernel is similar, ..."

2. Productive Plant Husbandry: A Text-book for High Schools, Including Plant by Kary Cadmus Davis (1917)
"(USDA) flint corn is hard on the crown, as well as on the sides of the kernel ... The fodder of flint corn is valuable because of the great number of leaves ..."

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