Meaning of popcorn

pop•corn

Pronunciation: (pop'kôrn"), [key]
— n.
  1. any of several varieties of corn whose kernels burst open and puff out when subjected to dry heat.
  2. popped corn.
  3. peanut (def. 4c).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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