The slender styles of the pistillate flowers of maize; also called silk.
- Dental floss.
- Short or waste silk fibers, especially from the outer surface of the cocoon of a silkworm.
- Soft, loosely twisted thread, as of silk or cotton, used in embroidery.
- A downy or silky fibrous substance, such as corn silk or silk cotton.
- To clean between (teeth) with dental floss.
- To use dental floss.