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corncobnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkɔːn.kɒb/  us   /ˈkɔːrn.kɑːb/
the ​part of the maizeplant on which the ​graingrows
(Definition of corncob from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 玉米穗轴,玉米棒子芯…
in Chinese (Traditional) 玉米穗軸,玉米棒子蕊…
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