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also corn stalk  (kôrn′stôk′)
The stalk or stem of a corn plant.
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1. (Agriculture) a stalk or stem of corn
2. slang Austral a tall thin man
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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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Outside the home is a distinctive cast iron morning glory and cornstalk fence.
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About fifteen hundred Viginia backwoodsmen defeated Chief Cornstalk's Shawnees.
a lone monarch butterfly / Landed on a dry corn tassel / Where it hung with tiny feet / As the cornstalk shivered in the wind.
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