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corn·stalk

also corn stalk  (kôrn′stôk′)
n.
The stalk or stem of a corn plant.
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Noun1.corn stalk - the stalk of a corn plant
corn, Indian corn, maize, Zea mays - tall annual cereal grass bearing kernels on large ears: widely cultivated in America in many varieties; the principal cereal in Mexico and Central and South America since pre-Columbian times
stalk, stem - a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
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