sweet corn

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Synonyms for sweet corn

a corn plant developed in order to have young ears that are sweet and suitable for eating

corn that can be eaten as a vegetable while still young and soft


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Like many of you, I'm sure, I spent much of the weekend sitting in a rocking chair on my front porch, smoking a corn-cob pipe.
Instead, older members of the crowd, spooning strawberries and cream, will have their memories of the American who puffed on a corn-cob pipe and charmed all Britain when he won tennis's greatest prize.
If just one corn-cob is found to contain genetically modified material from the maize, we will lose organic status," he said.
The cemetery, Veiga Robison Mortuary and Mary Immaculate Church, where Ernesto and his family used to sell corn-cob treats in push-carts, all provided their services free.
I don't know where my father was, probably having one for the road with his father, by the fire, in the unlit room, his mother having one with them alone, in the kitchen, from a jelly glass with a yellow corn-cob painted on it, I don't know where my sister was, but my brother was saying goodbye to the pool kneeling at the edge of it, one year old, leaning over and waving.