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Even more info on the meaning and origin of トウモロコシ…
It’s really pretty interesting. =) 面白い！
Thank you for your post and sharing the information.
re: とうもろこし (toumorokoshi)
I found this:
Tim H-san konnichiwa,
Thanks for your comment!
The word tōmorokoshi is used for any types of corn, such as canned ones, the ones on a cob.
It’s said that shichimen (seven faces) came from its face.
A turkey changes its face/neck colour when they get angry/excited.
Hope this helps,
Does it sound cute?
Corn on the cob is called “Tomorrow Corn”?
Do we know why turkeys are called seven-faced birds (bird with seven faces)?
I still love the word かぼちや