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English → English (WordNet) Definition: Zea mays Zea mays n : 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 [syn: corn, maize, Indian corn ]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Zea Mays Indian corn \Indian corn\ (Bot.), A cereal plant of the genus Zea (Zea Mays), also simply called corn, used widely as a food; the maize, a native plant of America; more specifically: a primitive variety of Zea Mays having variegated kernels on each cob, in distinction from the more commonly used yellow corn; it is often used as decoration at Thanksgiving time. See Corn, and Maize. [1913 Webster +PJC] Note: In modern American usage, the word corn when unmodified usually refers to yellow corn, and Indian corn refers to the variegated variety. [1913 Webster +PJC] Indian corn \Indian corn\ (Bot.), A cereal plant of the genus Zea (Zea Mays), also simply called corn, used widely as a food; the maize, a native plant of America; more specifically: a primitive variety of Zea Mays having variegated kernels on each cob, in distinction from the more commonly used yellow corn; it is often used as decoration at Thanksgiving time. See Corn, and Maize. [1913 Webster +PJC] Note: In modern American usage, the word corn when unmodified usually refers to yellow corn, and Indian corn refers to the variegated variety. [1913 Webster +PJC] Maize \Maize\ (m[=a]z), n. [Sp. maiz. fr. mahiz or mahis, is the language of the Island of Haiti.] (Bot.) A large species of American grass of the genus Zea (Zea Mays ), widely cultivated as a forage and food plant; Indian corn, commonly called corn. Also, its seed, growing on cobs, and used as food for men and animals. [1913 Webster] Maize eater (Zo["o]l.), a South American bird of the genus Pseudoleistes, allied to the troupials. Maize yellow, a delicate pale yellow. [1913 Webster] Zea \Ze"a\ (z[=e]"[.a]), n. [L., a kind of grain, fr. Gr. ze`a, zeia`; cf. Skr. yava barley.] (Bot.) A genus of large grasses of which the Indian corn (Zea Mays ) is the only species known. Its origin is not yet ascertained. See Maize. [1913 Webster]

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