옥수수

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From (ok, “jade”, ) + 수수 (susu, “sorghum”). First attested in the Yeokhae yuhae (역해유해), 1690, as 옥슈슈 (Yale: woksyusyu).

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Noun[edit]

옥수수 (oksusu)

  1. maize; corn (US)

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