flint corn

a variety of corn, Zea mays indurata, having very hard-skinned kernels not subject to shrinkage.

1695–1705, Americanism

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flint corn

corn having kernels with a hard outer layer enclosing the soft endosperm 
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The crops raised consisted of a small flint corn, rye oats, potatoes and turnips.
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