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dent corn

n.
A tall-growing variety of corn (Zea mays var. indentata) having yellow or white kernels that are indented at the tip.

dent′ corn`


n.
a variety of field corn, Zea mays indentata, having kernels that become indented as they ripen.
[1870–75]
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Noun1.dent corn - corn whose kernels contain both hard and soft starch and become indented at maturitydent corn - corn whose kernels contain both hard and soft starch and become indented at maturity
field corn - corn grown primarily for animal feed or market grain
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There are six major types of corn: dent corn, flint corn, pod corn, popcorn, flour corn, and sweet corn.
Five tenders for the supply of 200 tons yellow dent corn, 100 tons cotton seed meal, 50 tons soybean meal, 100 tons wheat bran & 50 tons rice milling residuals.
I have been growing yellow dent corn to make cornmeal for years, and I must say, the red flint yields a much tastier corn meal.
The corn used as animal feed, called dent corn or field corn, is Zea mays indentata.
It's the dent corn - used for animal feed, corn syrup, ethylene alcohol, corn syrup, cornstarch and much more - that is the most important, and which is grown and harvested in the largest quantities, notes Olwen Woodier, author of ``Corn, 140 Recipes: Roasted, Creamed, Simmered + More.
Such an economical cook-up food starch has been derived from common dent corn starch.
Supply of 200 tons imported yellow dent corn, 80 tons soybean meal of 44 % protein & 20 tons guillotine of 60 % protein in three lots.
Supply of 200 tons yellow dent corn & 100 tons soybean meal of 44 % protein required for Kofour El Raml Factory.
Four momarsa for the supply of (a) 7 tons premix for egg layers, (b) 350 tons soybean meal, (c) 100 sunflower seeds meal & (d) 700 tons yellow dent corn.
Three tenders for the supply of (a) 150 tons yellow dent corn duly bagged, (b) 80 tons soybean meal of 44 % protein, also (c) 15 tons maize guillotine of 60 % protein.