Zea mays


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Noun1.Zea mays - tall annual cereal grass bearing kernels on large ears: widely cultivated in America in many varietiesZea mays - 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
edible corn, corn - ears of corn that can be prepared and served for human food
corn cob, corncob - the hard cylindrical core that bears the kernels of an ear of corn
corn stalk, cornstalk - the stalk of a corn plant
cereal, cereal grass - grass whose starchy grains are used as food: wheat; rice; rye; oats; maize; buckwheat; millet
genus Zea, Zea - corn
field corn - corn grown primarily for animal feed or market grain
green corn, sugar corn, sweet corn, sweet corn plant, Zea mays rugosa, Zea saccharata - a corn plant developed in order to have young ears that are sweet and suitable for eating
popcorn, Zea mays everta - corn having small ears and kernels that burst when exposed to dry heat
capitulum, spike, ear - fruiting spike of a cereal plant especially corn
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Maize is today a staple crop across the Old World, from Albania to Zimbabwe: It is sometimes difficult to remember that little more than half a millennium ago Zea mays was confined to the Americas.
The plant is more correctly known as Zea mays and was first cultivated in Mexico thousands of years ago and has spread to every corner of the planet, becoming the staple diet in many third-world countries.
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