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The meaning of Corncob


Corncob – definition


The central cylindrical woody part of the maize ear to which the grains are attached.

Usage examples:

Place the corncobs in a large saucepan and cover with cold water.

A round loaf of bread.

Usage examples:

A round granary cob

A hazelnut or filbert.

Usage examples:

Cobnut stuffing

A powerfully built, short-legged horse.

Usage examples:

He's got a nice young bay cob if you want to hack

A male swan.

Usage examples:

Ganders and cobs have permanent pair bonds

A mixture of compressed clay and straw used, especially in former times, for building walls.

Usage examples:

Cob and thatch cottages

A roundish lump of coal.


Close of business.

Usage examples:

You have until cob today to show us why you should not be disconnected

The part of the maize plant on which the grain grows

Corncob translation into English

Corncob: translate from English into Chinese

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棒子, 玉米芯

Corncob: translate from English into Dutch

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Maïskolf, Koolstronk

Corncob: translate from English into French

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Épi de maïs, Épi de mais

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Corncob: translate from English into Hindi

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Corncob: translate from English into Italian

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Pannocchia di mais, Pannocchia

Corncob: translate from English into Korean

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옥수숫대, 옥수수의 속대, 옥수수 파이프

Corncob: translate from English into Russian

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Кукурузный початок, Стержень кукурузного початка, Кочерыжка кукурузы или маиса

Corncob: translate from English into Spanish

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Elote, Mazorca de maíz, Pipa hecha de mazorca

Word origin

late Middle English (denoting a strong man or leader): of unknown origin. The underlying general sense appears to be ‘rounded, sturdy’.

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