Definition of Flint corn
1. Noun. Corn having kernels with a hard outer layer enclosing the soft endosperm.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Flint Corn
Literary usage of Flint corn
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."