Translation of sweet corn in Spanish:

sweet corn

maíz tierno, n.

Pronunciation /ˈswiːtkɔːn//swit kɔrn/

noun

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    maíz tierno masculine
    elote masculine Mexico
    choclo masculine South America
    jojoto masculine Venezuela
    • I went for the restorative soup of sweetcorn and ginger, which had a surprisingly light and smooth texture.
    • Sow sweetcorn, French and runner beans and, in all but very cold areas, courgettes and squashes.
    • The cathedral-sized plane trees were shading them, too, and they too could enjoy the view out onto rolling vineyards and fields of sweetcorn and sunflowers.
    • Now there should be room for the 5 sweetcorn (which are growing well) and the sprouting broccoli and the 4 runner beans I have been given in exchange for the Welsh onions.
    • They were farmers of arid land who built adobe houses in cliffs, grew miniature sweetcorn and squash, wove baskets and made beautiful clay pots.
    • The first year I grew sweetcorn the crop was fabulous, and in my naivety I believed it was all down to me, following those instructions to the letter and demonstrating my growing feel for, well, growing things.
    • It was followed up by a protocol that included both sweetcorn and maize - and therefore this follows on the answer I have already given - and that has since been revised again.
    • If you don't care to grow cabbages, sweetcorn would be a good alternative that would also benefit from the nitrogen.
    • The neat rows will soon show signs of spring onions, carrots, onions, potatoes, garlic, radishes, beetroot, turnip, cauliflower, cabbage, broccoli, sweetcorn and rhubarb.
    • I took her to a farm shop recently so that she could see food in the raw and she was amazed that sweetcorn grew in fields.
    • Last month, the EU authorised a GM sweetcorn for human consumption, lifting a de facto moratorium on the authorisation on such new products in place since 1999.