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[mass noun] Maize of a variety that has hard slightly translucent grains.
- ‘There's popcorn for popping, flint corn for grinding into cornmeal, sweet corn for corn on the cob, and Indian corn for harvest celebrations.’
- ‘The colors of flint corn range from white to red.’
- ‘Today, most flint corn is grown in Central and South America.’
- ‘In order to define the market for flint corn based products, it is essential to know the differences between flint corn and dent corn.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.