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Sugar corn   /ʃˈʊgər kɔrn/   Listen
Sugar corn

A corn plant developed in order to have young ears that are sweet and suitable for eating.  Synonyms: green corn, sweet corn, sweet corn plant, Zea mays rugosa, Zea saccharata.

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"Sugar corn" Quotes from Famous Books

... in Italy, the Balkans, Servia, and elsewhere. It is used as a green vegetable and when fully matured is ground into meal and made into bread, porridge, biscuits, Johnny-cake, etc., etc. Corn compared to wheat is rich in fat, but in protein wheat is the richer by about 3 per cent. Sugar corn, cooked and canned, is sold in England by food-reform dealers. It is perhaps the most tasty of all ...
— No Animal Food - and Nutrition and Diet with Vegetable Recipes • Rupert H. Wheldon

Words linked to "Sugar corn" :   edible corn, corn, maize, Indian corn, Zea mays rugosa, Zea mays

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