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dent corn


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n dent corn corn whose kernels contain both hard and soft starch and become indented at maturity
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In literature:

I have listened to endless discussions as to the relative merits of flint and dent corn.
"Adventures In Friendship" by David Grayson
The same remarks hold true with the dent corns.
"Prairie Farmer, Vol. 56: No. 12, March 22, 1884" by Various

In news:

Much of the April and early May planted corn is in the dent stage with milk lines visible.
Recent rainfall has put a dent in corn denting, but the same can't be said for corn condition, according to USDA Meteorologist Brad Rippey.