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cooperationist
noun see cooperation
cooperative
I. adjective Date: 1603 1. a. marked by cooperation b. marked by a willingness and ability to work with others 2. of, relating to, or organized as a cooperative ...
cooperatively
adverb see cooperative I
cooperativeness
noun see cooperative I
cooperator
noun see cooperate
coordinate
I. adjective Etymology: probably back-formation from coordination Date: 1641 1. a. equal in rank, quality, or significance b. being of equal rank in a sentence 2. ...
coordinate bond
noun Date: 1947 a covalent bond that consists of a pair of electrons supplied by only one of the two atoms it joins
coordinate geometry
noun Date: circa 1844 analytic geometry
coordinated
adjective Date: 1885 able to use more than one set of muscle movements to a single end
Coordinated Universal Time
noun Date: 1969 the international standard of time that is kept by atomic clocks around the world — abbreviation UTC; compare Greenwich mean time, Universal time
coordinately
adverb see coordinate I
coordinateness
noun see coordinate I
coordinating conjunction
noun Date: 1916 a conjunction (as and or or) that joins together words or word groups of equal grammatical rank
coordination
noun Etymology: Late Latin coordination-, coordinatio, from Latin co- + ordination-, ordinatio arrangement, from ordinare to arrange — more at ordain Date: circa 1643 1. the ...
coordination complex
noun Date: 1951 a compound or ion with a central usually metallic atom or ion combined by coordinate bonds with a definite number of surrounding ions, groups, or molecules — ...
coordination compound
noun see coordination complex
coordination number
noun Date: 1908 1. the number of attachments to the central atom in a coordination complex 2. a number used in specifying the spatial arrangement of the constituent groups ...
coordinative
adjective see coordinate II
coordinator
noun see coordinate II
Coorg
or Kurg geographical name former state S India capital Mercara; merged with Mysore state (now Karnataka) 1956
Coos Bay
geographical name inlet of the Pacific SW Oregon
Coosa
geographical name river 286 miles (460 kilometers) NW Georgia & N Alabama flowing SW to join Tallapoosa River forming Alabama River
coot
noun Etymology: Middle English coote; akin to Dutch koet coot Date: 15th century 1. any of various slaty-black birds (genus Fulica) of the rail family that somewhat resemble ...
cooter
noun Etymology: of African origin; akin to Bambara & Malinke kuta turtle Date: 1832 chiefly Southern any of several freshwater turtles (genus Pseudemys syn. Chrysemys, ...
cootie
noun Etymology: perhaps modification of Malay kutu Date: 1917 body louse
cop
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English copp Date: before 12th century 1. dialect chiefly England top, crest 2. a cylindrical or conical mass of thread, yarn, ...
cop a plea
phrasal to plead guilty to a lesser charge in order to avoid standing trial for a more serious one; broadly to admit fault and plead for mercy
cop out
intransitive verb Date: 1952 1. to back out (as of an unwanted responsibility) 2. to avoid or neglect problems, responsibilities, or commitments
cop-out
noun Date: circa 1942 1. the act or an instance of copping out 2. an excuse or means for copping out ; pretext 3. a person who cops out
copacetic
also copasetic or copesetic adjective Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1919 very satisfactory
copaiba
noun Etymology: Spanish & Portuguese; Spanish, from Portuguese copaíba, from Tupi kopaʔɨβa Date: 1712 a stimulant oleoresin obtained from several pinnate-leaved South ...
copal
noun Etymology: Spanish, from Nahuatl copalli resin Date: 1577 a recent or fossil resin from various tropical trees
Copán
geographical name ruins of Mayan city W Honduras
coparcenary
noun (plural -naries) Date: circa 1504 1. joint heirship 2. joint ownership
coparcener
noun Date: 15th century a joint heir
copasetic
adjective see copacetic
COPD
abbreviation chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
cope
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English -cāp, from Late Latin cappa head covering Date: 13th century 1. a long enveloping ecclesiastical vestment 2. a. ...
copeck
variant of kopeck
Copenhagen
or Danish Köbenhavn geographical name city & port capital of Denmark; located chiefly on E Sjælland Island population 467,850 • Copenhagener noun
Copenhagener
noun see Copenhagen
copepod
noun Etymology: ultimately from Greek kōpē oar, handle + pod-, pous foot; probably akin to Latin capere to take — more at heave, foot Date: 1836 any of a large subclass ...
coper
noun Etymology: English dialect cope to trade Date: 1825 British a horse dealer; especially a dishonest one
Copernican
adjective Etymology: Nicolaus Copernicus Date: 1667 1. of or relating to Copernicus or the belief that the earth rotates daily on its axis and the planets revolve in orbits ...
Copernicanism
noun see Copernican
Copernicus
biographical name Nicolaus Polish Mikołaj Kopernik or Niklas Koppernigk 1473-1543 Polish astronomer
copesetic
adjective see copacetic
copestone
noun Date: 1567 1. a stone forming a coping 2. a finishing touch ; crown
Copiapó
geographical name city N central Chile population 79,268
copier
noun Date: 1597 one that copies; specifically a machine for making copies of graphic matter (as printing, drawings, or pictures)
copilot
noun Date: 1927 a qualified pilot who assists or relieves the pilot but is not in command
coping
noun Date: 1601 the covering course of a wall usually with a sloping top
coping saw
noun Etymology: from present participle of 4cope Date: 1925 a handsaw with a very narrow blade held under tension in a U-shaped frame and used especially for cutting curves in ...
copingstone
noun Date: 1778 chiefly British copestone
copious
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin copiosus, from copia abundance, from co- + ops wealth — more at opulent Date: 14th century 1. a. yielding something ...
copiously
adverb see copious
copiousness
noun see copious
coplanar
adjective Date: 1853 lying or acting in the same plane • coplanarity noun
coplanarity
noun see coplanar
Copland
biographical name Aaron 1900-1990 American composer
Copley
biographical name John Singleton 1738-1815 American portrait painter
copolymer
noun Date: 1936 a product of copolymerization • copolymeric adjective
copolymeric
adjective see copolymer
copolymerization
noun Date: 1936 the polymerization of two substances (as different monomers) together • copolymerize verb
copolymerize
verb see copolymerization
Coppell
geographical name city Texas NW of Dallas population 35,958
copper
I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English coper, from Old English, from Late Latin cuprum copper, from Latin (aes) Cyprium, literally, Cyprian metal Date: ...
copper beech
noun Date: 1846 a beech with shining coppery-red leaves that is a widely planted cultivar of a beech (Fagus sylvatica) native to Europe
copper pyrites
noun Date: 1757 chalcopyrite
copper sulfate
noun Date: 1869 a sulfate of copper; especially the normal sulfate that is white in the anhydrous form but blue in the crystalline hydrous form CuSO4•5H2O and that is ...
copperas
noun Etymology: Middle English coperas, from Anglo-French coperose, from Medieval Latin cuprosa, probably from aqua cuprosa, literally, copper water, from Late Latin cuprum ...
Copperas Cove
geographical name city central Texas population 29,592
copperhead
noun Date: 1775 1. a common pit viper (Agkistrodon contortrix) of the eastern and central United States usually having a copper-colored head and often a reddish-brown ...
Coppermine
geographical name river 525 miles (845 kilometers) N Canada in Nunavut flowing NW into Arctic Ocean
copperplate
noun Date: 1663 1. an engraved or etched copper printing plate; also a print made from such a plate 2. a neat script handwriting based on engraved models
coppersmith
noun Date: 14th century a worker in copper
coppery
adjective Date: circa 1775 resembling or suggesting copper; especially having the reddish to brownish-orange color of copper
coppice
I. noun Etymology: Middle English copies cutover area overgrown with brush, from Middle French copeis, from Old French, from Vulgar Latin *colpaticium, from *colpare to cut, ...
copr-
or copro- combining form Etymology: New Latin, from Greek kopr-, kopro-, from kopros akin to Sanskrit śakṛt dung dung ; feces
copra
noun Etymology: Portuguese, from Malayalam koppara Date: 1584 dried coconut meat yielding coconut oil
copro-
combining form see copr-
coprocessor
noun Date: 1980 an extra processor in a computer that is designed to perform specialized tasks (as mathematical calculations)
coproduct
noun Date: 1942 by-product 1
coprolalia
noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1886 obsessive or uncontrollable use of obscene language
coprolite
noun Date: 1829 fossilized excrement • coprolitic adjective
coprolitic
adjective see coprolite
coprophagous
adjective Etymology: Greek koprophagos, from kopr- + -phagos -phagous Date: 1826 feeding on dung • coprophagy noun
coprophagy
noun see coprophagous
coprophilia
noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1923 marked interest in excrement; especially the use of feces or filth for sexual excitement • coprophiliac noun
coprophiliac
noun see coprophilia
coprophilous
adjective Date: circa 1900 growing or living on dung
copse
noun Etymology: by alteration Date: 1578 coppice 1
Copt
noun Etymology: Arabic qubṭ Copts, from Coptic kyptios, gyptios Egyptian, from Greek Aigyptios Date: circa 1520 1. a member of the traditional Monophysite Christian church ...
copter
noun Date: 1943 helicopter
Coptic
I. noun Date: 1668 an Afro-Asiatic language descended from ancient Egyptian and used as the liturgical language of the Coptic church II. adjective Date: 1677 of or relating ...
copula
noun Etymology: Latin, bond — more at couple Date: 1619 something that connects: as a. the connecting link between subject and predicate of a proposition b. linking ...
copulate
intransitive verb (-lated; -lating) Etymology: Latin copulatus, past participle of copulare to join, from copula Date: 1630 to engage in sexual intercourse • copulation ...
copulation
noun see copulate
copulative
I. adjective Date: 14th century 1. a. joining together coordinate words or word groups and expressing addition of their meanings b. functioning as a copula 2. ...
copulatory
adjective see copulate
copy
I. noun (plural copies) Etymology: Middle English copie, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin copia, from Latin, abundance — more at copious Date: 14th century 1. an ...
copy editor
noun Date: 1899 1. an editor who prepares copy for the typesetter 2. one who edits and headlines newspaper copy • copyedit transitive verb
copybook
noun Date: 1588 a book formerly used in teaching penmanship and containing models for imitation
copyboy
noun Date: 1888 one who carries copy and runs errands (as in a newspaper office)
copycat
I. noun Usage: often attributive Date: 1896 1. one who imitates or adopts the behavior or practices of another 2. an imitative act or product II. verb (copycatted; ...
copydesk
noun Date: 1921 the desk at which newspaper copy is edited
copyedit
transitive verb see copy editor
copyhold
noun Date: 15th century 1. a former tenure of land in England and Ireland by right of being recorded in the court of the manor 2. an estate held by copyhold
copyholder
noun Date: 1847 1. one who reads copy for a proofreader 2. a device for holding copy especially for a typesetter
copyist
noun Date: 1696 1. one who makes copies 2. imitator
copyread
transitive verb see copyreader
copyreader
noun Date: 1892 copy editor • copyread transitive verb
copyright
I. noun Date: 1735 the exclusive legal right to reproduce, publish, sell, or distribute the matter and form of something (as a literary, musical, or artistic work) II. ...
copyrightable
adjective see copyright II
copywriter
noun Date: 1911 a writer of advertising or publicity copy
coq au vin
noun Etymology: French, cock with wine Date: circa 1938 chicken cooked in usually red wine
Coquelin
biographical name Benoît-Constant 1841-1909 French actor
coquet
I. noun Etymology: French, diminutive of coq cock Date: 1691 1. a man who indulges in coquetry 2. coquette II. adjective Date: 1697 characteristic of a coquette ; ...
coquetry
noun (plural -tries) Date: circa 1656 a flirtatious act or attitude
coquette
noun Etymology: French, feminine of coquet Date: circa 1611 a woman who endeavors without sincere affection to gain the attention and admiration of men • coquettish ...
coquettish
adjective see coquette
coquettishly
adverb see coquette
coquettishness
noun see coquette
Coquilhatville
geographical name — see Mbandaka
coquina
noun Etymology: Spanish, probably diminutive of coca head, alteration of coco bogeyman, coconut Date: 1837 1. a soft whitish limestone formed of broken shells and corals ...
Cor
abbreviation Corinthians
cor
I. noun also kor Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin corus, from Hebrew kōr Date: 14th century an ancient Hebrew and Phoenician unit of measure of capacity II. ...
cor pulmonale
noun (plural cordia pulmonalia) Etymology: New Latin, literally, pulmonary heart Date: 1857 disease of the heart characterized by hypertrophy and dilatation of the right ...
coracle
noun Etymology: Welsh corwgl Date: circa 1547 a small boat used in Britain from ancient times and made of a frame (as of wicker) covered usually with hide or tarpaulin
coracoid
adjective Etymology: New Latin coracoides, from Greek korakoeidēs, literally, like a raven, from korak-, korax raven — more at raven Date: 1741 of, relating to, or being a ...
coral
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin corallium, from Greek korallion Date: 14th century 1. a. the calcareous or horny skeletal deposit produced by ...
Coral Gables
geographical name city SE Florida SW of Miami population 42,249
Coral Sea
geographical name arm of the SW Pacific bounded on W by Queensland, Australia, on N by the Solomons, & on E by Vanuatu & New Caledonia
coral snake
noun Date: circa 1772 1. any of several venomous chiefly tropical New World elapid snakes (genus Micrurus) brilliantly banded in red, black, and yellow or white that include ...
Coral Springs
geographical name city SE Florida population 117,549
coralbells
noun plural but singular or plural in construction Date: circa 1900 a perennial alumroot (Heuchera sanguinea) widely cultivated for its feathery spikes of tiny usually reddish ...
coralberry
noun Date: circa 1859 a North American dwarf shrub (Symphoricarpos orbiculatus) that bears clusters of small flowers succeeded by red or white berries
coralline
I. noun Date: 1543 1. a coralline red alga 2. a bryozoan or hydroid that resembles a coral II. adjective Etymology: French, from feminine of corallin coral-like, from ...
coralloid
adjective see coral
Corantijn
geographical name see Courantyne
coranto
noun (plural -tos or -toes) Etymology: modification of French courante Date: 1564 courante
corban
noun Etymology: Hebrew qorbān offering Date: 14th century a sacrifice or offering to God among the ancient Hebrews
corbeil
or corbeille noun Etymology: French corbeille, literally, basket, from Old French, from Late Latin corbicula Date: circa 1734 a sculptured basket of flowers or fruit as an ...
corbeille
noun see corbeil
corbel
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French, from diminutive of corp raven, from Latin corvus — more at raven Date: 15th century an architectural member that ...
corbeling
noun Date: 1548 1. corbel work 2. the construction of a corbel
corbicula
noun (plural corbiculae) Etymology: Late Latin, diminutive of Latin corbis basket Date: 1816 pollen basket
corbie
noun Etymology: Middle English, modification of Anglo-French corbin, from Latin corvinus of a raven — more at corvine Date: 15th century chiefly Scottish carrion crow; also ...
corbina
noun Etymology: Mexican Spanish, from Spanish corvina, a marine fish (Argyrosomus regius), from feminine of corvino of a raven, from Latin corvinus Date: 1901 a coastal marine ...
Corbusier, Le
biographical name 1887-1965 originally Charles-Édouard Jeanneret French (Swiss-born) architect, painter, & sculptor
Corcovado
geographical name mountain 2310 feet (704 meters) SE Brazil on S side of city of Rio de Janeiro
Corcyra
geographical name see Corfu
cord
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French corde, from Latin chorda string, from Greek chordē — more at yarn Date: 14th century 1. a. a long slender flexible ...
cordage
noun Date: 1582 1. ropes or cords; especially the ropes in the rigging of a ship 2. the number of cords (as of wood) on a given area
cordate
adjective Etymology: New Latin cordatus, from Latin cord-, cor Date: 1769 shaped like a heart — see leaf illustration • cordately adverb
cordately
adverb see cordate
Corday
biographical name Charlotte 1768-1793 Marie-Anne-Charlotte Corday d'Armont French patriot
corded
adjective Date: 14th century 1. a. made of or provided with cords or ridges; specifically muscled in ridges b. of a muscle tense, taut 2. bound, fastened, or wound ...
corder
noun see cord II
cordgrass
noun Date: 1857 any of a genus (Spartina) of chiefly salt-marsh grasses of coastal regions of Europe, northern Africa, and the New World that have stiff culms and panicled ...
cordia pulmonalia
plural of cor pulmonale
cordial
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin cordialis, from Latin cord-, cor heart — more at heart Date: 14th century 1. obsolete of or relating to the ...
cordiality
noun Date: 1611 sincere affection and kindness ; cordial regard
cordially
adverb see cordial I
cordialness
noun see cordial I
cordierite
noun Etymology: French, from Pierre L. A. Cordier died 1861 French geologist Date: circa 1814 a blue mineral of vitreous luster and strong dichroism that consists of a ...
cordiform
adjective Etymology: French cordiforme, from Latin cord-, cor + French -iforme -iform Date: 1828 shaped like a heart
cordillera
noun Etymology: Spanish Date: 1704 a system of mountain ranges often consisting of a number of more or less parallel chains • cordilleran adjective
Cordillera Central
geographical name 1. range of the Andes in Colombia 2. range of the Andes in Peru E of the Marañón 3. chief range of the Dominican Republic 4. range Philippines in N ...
Cordillera de Mérida
or Sierra Nevada de Mérida geographical name mountain range W Venezuela — see bolivar (Pico)
cordilleran
adjective see cordillera
cordite
noun Date: 1889 a smokeless powder composed of nitroglycerin, guncotton, and a petroleum substance usually gelatinized by addition of acetone and pressed into cords resembling ...
cordless
adjective Date: 1906 having no cord; especially powered by a battery • cordless noun
córdoba
noun Etymology: Spanish córdoba, from Francisco Fernández de Córdoba died 1526 Spanish explorer Date: 1913 — see money table
Córdoba
geographical name 1. province S Spain area 5297 square miles (13,179 square kilometers), population 754,452 2. (or Cordova) city, its capital, on the Guadalquivir population ...
Cordoban
adjective or noun see Córdoba
cordon
I. noun Etymology: French, diminutive of corde cord Date: 15th century 1. a. an ornamental cord or ribbon b. stringcourse 2. a. a line of troops or of military ...
cordon sanitaire
noun Etymology: French, literally, sanitary cordon (quarantine line) Date: 1920 a protective barrier (as of buffer states) against a potentially aggressive nation or a ...
Cordova
geographical name see Córdoba 2
Cordova Island
geographical name tract on the Rio Grande 385 acres (156 hectares) adjoining Chamizal; formerly belonged entirely to Mexico; 193 acres (78 hectares) ceded to United States in ...
cordovan
I. adjective Etymology: Old Spanish cordovano, from Córdova (now Córdoba), Spain Date: 1591 1. capitalized of or relating to Córdoba and especially Córdoba, Spain 2. ...
corduroy
I. noun (plural -roys) Etymology: origin unknown Date: circa 1791 1. a. plural trousers of corduroy fabric b. a durable usually cotton pile fabric with vertical ribs or ...
cordwain
noun Etymology: Middle English cordwane, from Anglo-French cordewan, from Old Spanish cordovano, cordován Date: 14th century archaic cordovan leather
cordwainer
noun Date: 14th century 1. archaic a worker in cordovan leather 2. shoemaker • cordwainery noun
cordwainery
noun see cordwainer
cordwood
noun Date: circa 1639 wood piled or sold in cords
CORE
abbreviation Congress of Racial Equality
core
I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English Date: 14th century 1. a central and often foundational part usually distinct from the enveloping part by a ...
core city
noun Date: 1965 inner city
cored
adjective Date: 1945 having a core of a specified kind — usually used in combination
coreligionist
noun Date: 1826 a person of the same religion
Corelli
biographical name Arcangelo 1653-1713 Italian violinist & composer
coreopsis
noun (plural coreopsis) Etymology: New Latin, genus name, from Greek koris bedbug + New Latin -opsis; akin to Greek keirein to cut — more at shear Date: circa 1753 any of a ...
corepressor
noun Date: 1963 a small molecule that activates a particular genetic repressor by combining with it
corequisite
noun Date: circa 1948 a formal course of study required to be taken simultaneously with another
corer
noun see core II
corespondent
noun Date: 1857 a person named as guilty of adultery with the defendant in a divorce suit
Corey
biographical name Elias James 1928- American chemist
corf
noun (plural corves) Etymology: Middle English, basket, from Middle Dutch corf or Middle Low German korf, from Latin corbis basket Date: 1653 British a basket, tub, or truck ...
Corfiote
noun see Corfu
Corfu
or Modern Greek Kérkyra or ancient Corcyra geographical name 1. island NW Greece, one of the Ionian Islands area 229 square miles (593 square kilometers), population 105,043 ...
corgi
noun (plural corgis) Etymology: Welsh, from cor dwarf + ci dog Date: 1926 Welsh corgi
Cori
biographical name Carl Ferdinand 1896-1984 & his wife Gerty Theresa 1896-1957 née Radnitz American (Czech-born) biochemists
coriaceous
adjective Etymology: Late Latin coriaceus — more at cuirass Date: 1674 resembling leather
coriander
noun Etymology: Middle English coriandre, from Anglo-French, from Latin coriandrum, from Greek koriandron, koriannon Date: 14th century 1. an Old World annual herb (Coriandrum ...
coriander seed
noun see coriander
Corinth
or Modern Greek Kórinthos or Lat Corinthia geographical name region of ancient Greece occupying most of Isthmus of Corinth & part of NE Peloponnese
Corinth, Gulf of
geographical name inlet of Ionian Sea central Greece W of Isthmus of Corinth (neck of land 20 miles or 32 kilometers long connecting Peloponnese with rest of Greece)
Corinthia
geographical name see Corinth
Corinthian
I. noun Date: 1520 1. a native or resident of Corinth, Greece 2. a merry profligate man II. adjective Date: 1594 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of Corinth or ...
Corinthians
noun plural but singular in construction Date: 1520 either of two letters written by St. Paul to the Christians of Corinth and included as books in the New Testament — see ...
Coriolis effect
noun Date: circa 1946 the apparent deflection of a moving object that is the result of the Coriolis force
Coriolis force
noun Etymology: Gaspard G. Coriolis died 1843 French civil engineer Date: 1923 an apparent force that as a result of the earth's rotation deflects moving objects (as ...
corium
noun (plural coria) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, leather — more at cuirass Date: 1836 dermis
Cork
geographical name 1. county SW Ireland in Munster area 2880 square miles (7459 square kilometers), population 283,116 2. city & port, its capital, at head of Cork harbor ...
cork
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, cork, bark, probably from Middle Dutch *kurk or Middle Low German korck, from Old Spanish alcorque, ultimately from dialect Arabic qurq, from ...
cork cambium
noun Date: 1878 phellogen
cork oak
noun Date: 1873 an oak (Quercus suber) of southern Europe and northern Africa that is the source of the cork of commerce
corkage
noun Date: 1838 a charge (as by a restaurant) for opening a bottle of wine bought elsewhere
corkboard
noun Date: circa 1893 a heat-insulating material made of compressed granulated cork; also a bulletin board made with this material
corked
adjective Date: 1828 corky 2
corker
noun Date: 1881 1. one that corks containers (as bottles) 2. one that is excellent or remarkable
corkiness
noun see corky
corking
adjective or adverb Date: 1895 extremely fine — often used as an intensive especially before good
corkscrew
I. noun Date: 1698 a device for drawing corks from bottles that has a pointed spiral piece of metal turned by a handle II. adjective Date: 1790 resembling a corkscrew ; ...
corkwood
noun Date: 1756 any of several trees having light or corky wood; especially a small or shrubby tree (Leitneria floridana) of the southeastern United States that has extremely ...
corky
adjective (corkier; -est) Date: 1756 1. resembling cork 2. having an unpleasant odor and taste (as from a tainted cork) • corkiness noun
corm
noun Etymology: New Latin cormus, from Greek kormos tree trunk, from keirein to cut — more at shear Date: 1830 a rounded thick modified underground stem base bearing ...
Cormack
biographical name Allan MacLeod 1924-1998 American (South African-born) physicist
cormel
noun Etymology: diminutive of corm Date: circa 1900 a small or secondary corm produced by a larger corm
cormorant
noun Etymology: Middle English cormeraunt, from Middle French cormorant, from Old French cormareng, from corp raven + marenc of the sea, from Latin marinus — more at corbel, ...
corn
I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German & Old Norse korn grain, Latin granum Date: before 12th century 1. ...
corn borer
noun Date: 1861 any of several insects that bore in maize: as a. European corn borer b. southwestern corn borer
corn bread
noun Date: 1719 bread made with cornmeal
corn chip
noun Date: 1950 a piece of a dry crisp snack food prepared from a seasoned cornmeal batter
corn cockle
noun Date: 1713 an annual hairy weed (Agrostemma githago) of the pink family with purplish-red flowers that is found in grain fields
corn dodger
noun Date: 1834 chiefly Southern & Midland a cake of corn bread that is fried, baked, or boiled as a dumpling
corn dog
noun Date: 1967 a frankfurter dipped in cornmeal batter, fried, and served on a stick
corn earworm
noun Date: 1802 a noctuid moth (Helicoverpa zea syn. Heliothis zea) whose large striped yellow-headed larva is especially destructive to Indian corn, tomatoes, tobacco, and ...
corn flour
noun Date: 1791 British cornstarch
Corn Islands
geographical name two small islands Nicaragua in the Caribbean
Corn Law
noun Date: 1766 one of a series of laws in force in Great Britain before 1846 prohibiting or discouraging the importation of grain
corn leaf aphid
noun Date: circa 1939 a dusky greenish or brownish aphid (Rhopalosiphum maidis) that feeds on the flowers and foliage of various commercially important grasses (as Indian corn)
corn oil
noun Date: 1879 a yellow fatty oil obtained from the germ of Indian corn kernels and used chiefly as salad oil, in soft soap, and in margarine
corn pone
noun Date: 1859 Southern & Midland corn bread often made without milk or eggs and baked or fried
corn poppy
noun Date: circa 1859 an annual red-flowered Eurasian poppy (Papaver rhoeas) common in fields and cultivated in several varieties
corn rootworm
noun Date: 1892 any of several chrysomelid beetles (genus Diabrotica) whose root-eating larvae are pests especially of corn
corn salad
noun Etymology: from its occurrence as a weed in fields of grain Date: 1597 any of several herbs (genus Valerianella) of the valerian family; especially a low European herb ...
corn silk
noun Date: 1846 the silky styles on an ear of Indian corn
corn snow
noun Date: 1935 granular snow formed by alternate thawing and freezing
corn sugar
noun Date: 1850 dextrose
corn syrup
noun Date: 1903 a syrup containing dextrins, maltose, and dextrose that is obtained by partial hydrolysis of cornstarch
corn whiskey
noun Date: 1780 whiskey distilled from a mash made up of not less than 80 percent corn — compare bourbon
corn-fed
adjective Date: 14th century 1. fed or fattened on grain (as corn) 2. looking well-fed ; plump 3. rustically wholesome or corny
cornball
I. noun Date: circa 1949 an unsophisticated person; also something corny II. adjective Date: 1951 corny
corncob
noun Date: 1792 1. the core on which the kernels of Indian corn are arranged 2. an ear of Indian corn
corncob pipe
noun Date: 1832 a tobacco pipe with a bowl made of a corncob
corncrake
noun Date: 15th century a Eurasian short-billed rail (Crex crex) that frequents grain fields
corncrib
noun Date: 1681 a crib for storing ears of Indian corn
cornea
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin, from Latin, feminine of corneus horny, from cornu Date: 14th century the transparent part of the coat of the eyeball that ...
corneal
adjective see cornea
Corneille
biographical name Pierre 1606-1684 French dramatist
cornel
noun Etymology: ultimately from Latin cornus cornel cherry tree; akin to Greek kranon cornel cherry tree Date: 1551 any of various shrubs or trees (genus Cornus) of the ...
Cornelia
I. biographical name 2d century B.C. Mother of the Gracchi Roman matron II. biographical name died 67? B.C. wife of Julius Caesar
cornelian
noun Date: 15th century carnelian

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