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flint corn

noun
1.
a variety of corn, Zea mays indurata, having very hard-skinned kernels not subject to shrinkage.
Origin
1695-1705
1695-1705, Americanism
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  • The crops raised consisted of a small flint corn, rye oats, potatoes and turnips.

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