any of several varieties of corn whose kernels burst open and puff out when subjected to dry heat.
a variety of maize having hard pointed kernels that puff up when heated
the puffed edible kernels of this plant
1819, from pop (v.) + corn (n.1).
AI system built on POP-2. “The POPCORN Reference Manual”, S. Hardy, Essex U, Colchester, 1973.
noun 1. a plant, Plagiobothrys nothofulvus, of the borage family, native to the western U.S., having coiled clusters of small white flowers.
- Popcorn movie
noun 1. a film that appeals to a mass audience
- Pop-down menu
[pohp] /poʊp/ noun 1. (often initial capital letter) the bishop of Rome as head of the Roman Catholic Church. 2. (in the early Christian church) a bishop. 3. a person considered as having or assuming authority or a position similar to that of the Roman Catholic pope. 4. the title of the Coptic patriarch of […]