corn whiskey

corn whiskey
noun
whiskey distilled from a mash of not less than 80 percent corn
Syn: ↑corn whisky, ↑corn
Hypernyms: ↑whiskey, ↑whisky
Hyponyms: ↑moonshine, ↑bootleg, ↑corn liquor

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noun
: whiskey distilled from corn mash; specifically : whiskey distilled from a mash made up of not less than 80 percent corn and aged in uncharred or used charred oak containers — compare bourbon 4

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whiskey made from a mash having at least 80 percent corn. Also called corn, corn liquor.
[1835-45, Amer.]

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corn whiskey,
U.S. whiskey distilled from corn; corn liquor.

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