1. corncob

noun. ['ˈkɔrnˌkɑːb'] the hard cylindrical core that bears the kernels of an ear of corn.


  • maize
  • corn cob
  • Zea mays
  • Indian corn
  • corn


  • cob (English)
  • corn (English)
  • corn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Corncob

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  • hobnob
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Example sentences of the word corncob

1. Noun, singular or mass
You may wish to have the pig hold a paper corncob.

2. Adjective
Clay pipes will be difficult to find and also expensive; however, corncob pipes are relatively cheap.