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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 May corn-cobs be snared without hope in their hair,
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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.
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Two by two, Kolb's students broke from their studies to take their turn spreading a corn meal paste on rinsed corn-cob husks - followed by dollops of meat and salsa.