(Cor"nage) n. [OF.,, horn- blowing, tax on horned cattle, fr. F. corne a horn, L. cornu.] (Law)
An ancient tenure of land, which obliged the tenant to give notice of an invasion by blowing a horn.
(Cor"na*mute) n. A cornemuse. [Obs.]
(Corn"bind`) n. (Bot.) A weed that binds stalks of corn, as Convolvulus arvensis, Polygonum
Convolvulus. [Prov. Eng.]
(Corn"cob`) n. The cob or axis on which the kernels of Indian corn grow. [U.S.]
(Corn"crake`) n. (Zoöl.) A bird (Crex crex or C. pratensis) which frequents grain fields; the
European crake or land rail; called also corn bird.
(Corn"crib`) n. A crib for storing corn.
1. A machine for cutting up stalks of corn for food of cattle.
2. An implement consisting of a long blade, attached to a handle at nearly a right angle, used for cutting
down the stalks of Indian corn.
(Corn"dodg`er) n. A cake made of the meal of Indian corn, wrapped in a covering of husks
or paper, and baked under the embers. [U.S.] Bartlett.
(Cor"ne*a) n.; pl. Corneas [Fem. sing., fr. L. corneus horny, fr. cornu a horn. See Horn.]
(Anat.) The transparent part of the coat of the eyeball which covers the iris and pupil and admits light to
the interior. See Eye.
(Cor"ne*al) a. (Anat.) Pertaining to the cornea.
(Cor"nel) n. [OF. cornille, cornoille, F. cornouille, cornel berry, LL. cornolium cornel tree, fr. L.
cornus, fr. cornu horn, in allusion to the hardness of the wood. See Horn.]
1. (Bot.) The cornelian cherry a European shrub with clusters of small, greenish flowers, followed by
very acid but edible drupes resembling cherries.
2. Any species of the genus Cornus, as C. florida, the flowering cornel; C. stolonifera, the osier cornel;
C. Canadensis, the dwarf cornel, or bunchberry.