a type of braid, originating in Africa, in which a narrow strip of hair is plaited tightly against the scalp from front to back or from side to side.
Usually, cornrows. a hair style consisting of such braids in close parallel .
verb (used with object)
to arrange (hair) in cornrows.
a Black, originally African, hair-style in which the hair is plaited in close parallel rows, resembling furrows in a ploughed field
noun 1. any of several plants of the genus Valerianella, of the valerian family, especially V. locusta (or V. olitoria), having small light blue flowers and tender, narrow leaves eaten in salads. noun 1. any valerianaceous plant of the genus Valerianella, esp the European species V. locusta, which often grows in cornfields and whose leaves […]
- Corn shock
noun 1. a stack or bundle of bound or unbound corn piled upright for curing or drying
- Corn shuck
noun 1. (US & Canadian) the husk of an ear of maize
noun 1. the long, threadlike, silky styles on an ear of corn. noun 1. (US & Canadian) the silky tuft of styles and stigmas at the tip of an ear of maize, formerly used as a diuretic