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A tall-growing variety of corn (Zea mays var. indentata) having yellow or white kernels that are indented at the tip.
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a variety of field corn, Zea mays indentata, having kernels that become indented as they ripen.
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|Noun||1.||dent 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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