field corn


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field corn

n.
Any of several starchy varieties of corn harvested when dry for use as livestock feed, as food for humans, or for industrial purposes.

field corn

n
(Agriculture) US any variety of corn that is grown as a feed for livestock

field′ corn`


n.
feed corn grown for stock.
[1855–60, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.field corn - corn grown primarily for animal feed or market grainfield 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"
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