hard corn


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hard corn

the usual form of corn over a toe joint.

hard corn

(hahrd kōrn)
The usual form of clavus over a toe joint.
Synonym(s): heloma durum.
[L. heloma durum]
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Grinding stones, which transform hard corn kernels into the flour that nourishes life, are held in sacred regard among the Navajo, and so Cinnabah's quest is of paramount importance.
The term "green corn" was used by earlier generations when they were talking about fresh, soft corn that could be roasted or boiled, as opposed to fully ripened, dry, hard corn that could be stored or ground into meal.
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