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Any of several starchy varieties of corn harvested when dry for use as livestock feed, as food for humans, or for industrial purposes.
(Agriculture) US any variety of corn that is grown as a feed for livestock
feed corn grown for stock.
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|Noun||1.||field corn - corn grown primarily for animal feed or market grain|
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
dent corn, Zea mays indentata - corn whose kernels contain both hard and soft starch and become indented at maturity
flint corn, flint maize, Yankee corn, Zea mays indurata - corn having kernels with a hard outer layer enclosing the soft endosperm
flour corn, soft corn, squaw corn, Zea mays amylacea - corn having kernels almost entirely of soft starch
field crop - a crop (other than fruits or vegetables) that is grown for agricultural purposes; "cotton, hay, and grain are field crops"