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|Noun||1.||edible corn - ears of corn that can be prepared and served for human food|
hominy - hulled corn with the bran and germ removed
popcorn - small kernels of corn exploded by heat
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