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also corn stalk  (kôrn′stôk′)
The stalk or stem of a corn plant.


1. (Agriculture) a stalk or stem of corn
2. slang Austral a tall thin man



a stalk of Indian corn.
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Noun1.cornstalk - 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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Facilities tend to be worse in rural areas, where some "were little more than ramshackle shelters surrounded by bunches of cornstalk," Xinhua reported.
Outside the home is a distinctive cast iron morning glory and cornstalk fence.
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a lone monarch butterfly / Landed on a dry corn tassel / Where it hung with tiny feet / As the cornstalk shivered in the wind.
Here is the list, using their common names, from the NASA study: English Ivy, Spider plant, Golden Pothos, Peace Lily, Chinese Evergreen, Bamboo or Reed Palm, Snake Plant, Heartleaf, Split-leaf and Elephant Ear Philodendrons, Weeping Fig (Ficus Benjamina), Cornstalk, Janet Craig, Warneckii and Red-edged Dracaenas.
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Though the Albany team's focus was on grass clippings, the logs can also be made from agricultural-harvest leftovers, such as rice straw, corncobs, or cornstalk residue.
Without the prefabs, people live in cornstalk cabins with dirt floors.