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1. silk

noun. ['ˈsɪlk'] a fabric made from the fine threads produced by certain insect larvae.

Synonyms

  • textile
  • sarcenet
  • cloth
  • fabric
  • material

Antonyms

  • insulator
  • conductor
  • incorporeal
  • unbodied

Etymology

  • sioloc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Corn Silk

  • wilke
  • wilk
  • schilke
  • milke
  • milk
  • bilk

Example sentences of the word corn-silk


1. Noun Phrase
Consult your vet before giving corn silk to your dog, and to determine proper dosage.

2. Noun Phrase
Prepare the corn by husking and removing all portions of corn silk from the end of the cob.

2. corn

noun. ['ˈkɔrn'] tall annual cereal grass bearing kernels on large ears: widely cultivated in America in many varieties; the principal cereal in Mexico and Central and South America since pre-Columbian times.

Synonyms

  • Zea
  • maize
  • corn cob
  • Zea saccharata
  • sugar corn
  • corncob
  • sweet corn
  • popcorn
  • sweet corn plant
  • green corn
  • field corn
  • capitulum
  • cereal grass
  • spike
  • cornstalk
  • cereal
  • corn stalk
  • Zea mays
  • Zea mays everta
  • ear
  • Zea mays rugosa
  • genus Zea
  • Indian corn

Antonyms

  • dryness
  • hardness
  • sensitivity
  • sensitiveness

Etymology

  • corn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • corn (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. corn

noun. ['ˈkɔrn'] the dried grains or kernels or corn used as animal feed or ground for meal.

Synonyms

  • corn oil

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • attack

Etymology

  • corn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • corn (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. corn

noun. ['ˈkɔrn'] ears of corn that can be prepared and served for human food.

Synonyms

  • grain
  • edible corn
  • Zea mays rugosa
  • cereal
  • sweet corn
  • popcorn
  • maize
  • sweet corn plant
  • sugar corn
  • Zea mays
  • Zea saccharata
  • hominy
  • green corn
  • Indian corn

Antonyms

  • bigness
  • legal
  • buy
  • unemotionality

Etymology

  • corn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • corn (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. silk

noun. ['ˈsɪlk'] animal fibers produced by silkworms and other larvae that spin cocoons and by most spiders.

Synonyms

  • animal fibre

Antonyms

  • incorporeality
  • insubstantial

Etymology

  • sioloc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. corn

verb. ['ˈkɔrn'] preserve with salt.

Synonyms

  • preserve

Antonyms

  • waste
  • deny

Etymology

  • corn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • corn (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. corn

verb. ['ˈkɔrn'] feed (cattle) with corn.

Synonyms

  • feed

Antonyms

  • withdraw
  • take

Etymology

  • corn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • corn (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. corn

noun. ['ˈkɔrn'] whiskey distilled from a mash of not less than 80 percent corn.

Synonyms

  • corn liquor
  • whisky
  • whiskey
  • bootleg
  • corn whisky
  • moonshine

Antonyms

  • conscientiousness
  • attentiveness
  • carefulness
  • caution

Etymology

  • corn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • corn (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. corn

noun. ['ˈkɔrn'] something sentimental or trite.

Synonyms

  • soupiness
  • drippiness
  • sloppiness
  • mushiness
  • sentimentality

Antonyms

  • fall
  • decrease
  • effector
  • inattention

Etymology

  • corn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • corn (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. corn

noun. ['ˈkɔrn'] (Great Britain) any of various cereal plants (especially the dominant crop of the region--wheat in Great Britain or oats in Scotland and Ireland).

Synonyms

  • cereal

Antonyms

  • lose
  • allow

Etymology

  • corn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • corn (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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