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[pop-kawrn] /ˈpɒpˌkɔrn/

any of several varieties of corn whose kernels burst open and puff out when subjected to dry heat.
popped corn.
(def 4c).
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.


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