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English definition of “corn on the cob”

corn on the cob

noun [U]    /ˈkɔrn ɔn ðə ˈkɑb, ɑn/
the tube shaped part of corn with its sweet yellow or white kernels (= seeds ) left on it, served as a cooked vegetable
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