Help Wordnik hunt for a million missing words by backing our Kickstarter!


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A pale yellow liquid obtained from the embryos of corn grains, used especially as a cooking and salad oil and in the manufacture of margarines.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a light oil ground from corn, used for cooking as well as for fuel.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. oil from the germs of corn grains


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.