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1. maize

noun. ['ˈmeɪz'] tall annual cereal grass bearing kernels on large ears: widely cultivated in America in many varieties; the principal cereal in Mexico and Central and South America since pre-Columbian times.

Synonyms

  • Zea
  • corn cob
  • Zea saccharata
  • sugar corn
  • corncob
  • sweet corn
  • popcorn
  • sweet corn plant
  • green corn
  • field corn
  • capitulum
  • cereal grass
  • spike
  • cornstalk
  • cereal
  • corn stalk
  • Zea mays
  • Zea mays everta
  • ear
  • Zea mays rugosa
  • genus Zea
  • Indian corn
  • corn

Antonyms

  • achromatic color
  • brave
  • achromatic
  • healthy

Etymology

  • maíz (Spanish)
  • mahís (Taino)

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Example sentences of the word maize


1. Noun, plural
At the Connecticut River, Block encountered Native Americans, possibly the Niantic, growing maize.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Heavy cream walls, with their hint of yellow, are a rich foil for maize curtains.

3. Verb, base form
Native Americans made their flat bread from maize flour.

2. maize

noun. ['ˈmeɪz'] a strong yellow color.

Synonyms

  • lemon yellow
  • gamboge
  • lemon
  • yellowness

Antonyms

  • fall
  • decrease
  • effector
  • inattention

Etymology

  • maíz (Spanish)
  • mahís (Taino)
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