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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