Definition of Soft corn

1. Noun. Corn having kernels almost entirely of soft starch.

Exact synonyms: Flour Corn, Squaw Corn, Zea Mays Amylacea
Generic synonyms: Field Corn

Medical Definition of Soft corn

1. A corn formed by pressure between two toes, the surface being macerated and yellowish in colour. Synonym: heloma molle. (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Soft 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, and pod corn (Figs. 17 and 18). The classification is based principally on the ..."

2. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1871)
"Plot 2,57i bushels sound com, ami 12} bushels soft corn per acre. ... Plot 5,2Sa bushels sound corn, and 15 J bushels soft corn per acre. 'Plot C, :>. ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1836)
"Occasionally, however, a soft corn occurs elsewhere—as, for example, on the inside of the little toe, opposite to the last joint of the fourth toe. ..."

4. The Collected Works of Sir Humphry Davy by Humphry Davy, John Davy (1840)
"Flour made from hard wheat is more esteemed than what is made from soft corn; and both sorts are applied to every purpose. " The flour of hard wheat is in ..."

5. Feeds and Feeding: A Hand-book for the Student and Stockman by William Arnon Henry (1910)
"As soft corn contains less starch than mature corn, it is advisable to feed ... soft corn may be used during cold weather without danger, but should not be ..."

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