popcorn

Definitions

General English

Food

  • A variety of maize kernels, indurata, which when heated in a closed container are blown up into a soft foamed starch as the bound water turns to steam. Eaten as a snack with salt, sugar or butter.

Travel

  • noun corn seed which is heated, sometimes with sugar, until it bursts, eaten as a snack and often served in large cardboard containers at cinemas and fairgrounds
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