Definition of Squaw corn

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

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



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Squaw Corn

squattest
squattier
squattiest
squattily
squattiness
squatting
squattings
squattle
squattled
squattles
squattocracies
squattocracy
squatty
squaw
squaw-bush
squaw corn (current term)
squaw huckleberry
squaw man
squaw root
squawberries
squawberry
squawbush
squawbushes
squawfish
squawfishes
squawk
squawk box
squawked
squawker

Literary usage of Squaw corn

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1. Notes on the Settlement and Indian Wars of the Western Parts of Virginia and by Joseph Doddridge (1876)
"How widely different is the large squaw corn, in its size, ... The squaw corn might travel slowly to the north, and ultimately dwindle down into Mandan corn ..."

2. Notes on the Settlement and Indian Wars of the Western Parts of Virginia and by Joseph Doddridge, Narcissa Doddridge, John S. Ritenour, William Thomas Lindsey (1912)
"How widely different is the large squaw corn, in its size and the period of its growth, from the Mandan corn. The latter ripens under the fortieth degree of ..."

3. Sessional Papers by Ontario Legislative Assembly (1911)
"In southwestern Oklahoma some of our Indian tribes have cultivated a type known as "squaw corn," for several seasons in succession. ..."

4. Forage Crops Other Than Grasses: How to Cultivate, Harvest and Use Them by Thomas Shaw (1899)
"It is at least possible that in the dry regions of the northwest, east of the Rocky mountains, some small varieties of corn, as, for instance, squaw corn, ..."

5. Forage Crops Other Than Grasses: How to Cultivate, Harvest and Use Them by Tomas Shaw (1899)
"It is at least possible that in the dry regions of the northwest, east of the Rocky mountains, some small varieties of corn, as, for instance, squaw corn, ..."

6. Dry Land Farming by Thomas Shaw (1909)
"In northern areas the best varieties for producing grain include the squaw corn, the Gehu and Golden dent. The squaw corn is a low-growing variety, ..."

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