Is corn a vegetable?
- WOOWHOLv 78 months ago
is CORN characterized as a VEGETABLE ?
WHOLE CORN as on the cob is in the catagory of a VEGETABLE
the INDIVIDUAL CORN "KERNEL" is termed a GRAIN
catagory wise CORN is a VEGETABLE , GRAIN and a FRUIT by definition because GRAINS are by definition a type of FRUIT according to popular Science interesting so as a human Behavior PEOPLE EAT the part of a "PLANT" that people label as CORN so if it not LABELED a vegetable will People stop eating corn some might ... A ROSE is a ROSE is a rose it can be a persons name or a name of a flower or a Color or a ROSE by any other name would smell as sweet
- car253Lv 78 months ago
Corn is bad to eat. It takes up way too much land to grow when other food is needed more.
- 8 months ago
Corn is a grain.
- 8 months ago
yes, corn is a vegetable.
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- curtisports2Lv 78 months ago
It's a grain that many eat like a vegetable and is sold as a vegetable.
- Anonymous8 months ago
It's a completely overgrown grass seed.
- MinteeLv 78 months ago
well unless it grew legs and walked away, Id assume its a plant, not an animal.. unless you mean. is it a fruit.. no..
- MamawidsomLv 78 months ago
No. Corn is a grain -- like wheat, oats, rice, rye, etc. All grains are plants. Vegetables are also plants -- as are fruits and legumes.
- kswck2Lv 78 months ago
Yes, also a Starch
- Mr. SmartypantsLv 78 months ago
Yes. It's a grain, a cereal, a grass. But it's eaten as a vegetable, and also it belongs to the vegetable kingdom, meaning it's not animal or mineral.