cormnoun [ C ]uk /kɔːm/ us /kɔːrm/ specialized
Examples from literature
- Portland sago is made from the corms of some of these plants.
- Some tubers are very bulb-like in appearance, as the corms of crocus and gladiolus.
- The flowers, when taken from the corm, should be lifted by a smart pull.
- These small corms may be taken off in the spring and sown thickly in drills.
- Whichever method is adopted, the crown of the corm should be left about four inches beneath the surface.