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This means different things to different countries -

1.In England and Wales: a general cereal, such as wheat, or any other grain; but including - but less so - maize (sweet corn). So an ear of corn is the head of a stalk of wheat, rye, millet, oats or barley.

2.In Scotland this sometimes denotes oats

3.In America corn refers to maize (sweet corn)

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