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Corn

A general name for various cereal crops, especially wheat or oats. The word 'corn' can be used for two unrelated kinds of plants: for cereals used (for example) in making bread, and also for maize. As used in Middle-earth, the word always refers to the cereal, and not to the maize plant.


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