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maize

 (māz)
n.
1. See corn1.
2. A light yellow to moderate orange yellow.

[Spanish maíz, from Arawakan mahiz, mahís.]

maize adj.

maize

(meɪz)
n
1. (Plants)
a. a tall annual grass, Zea mays, cultivated for its yellow edible grains, which develop on a spike
b. the grain of this plant, used for food, fodder, and as a source of oil. Usual US and Canadian name: corn See also sweetcorn
2. (Colours) a yellow colour
3. (Colours) (as modifier): a maize gown.
[C16: from Spanish maiz, from Taino mahiz]

maize

(meɪz)

n.
2. a pale yellow resembling the color of corn.
[1545–55; < Sp maíz < Taino mahís]

Maize

Corn.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Maize - tall annual cereal grass bearing kernels on large ears: widely cultivated in America in many varietiesmaize - 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
2.Maize - a strong yellow colormaize - a strong yellow color    
yellow, yellowness - yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons
Translations
ذَرَّةٌذُرَه صَفْراء
kukuřice
majs
maizo
mais
maissi
kukuruz
kukorica
maís
トウモロコシ
옥수수
kukurūzai
kukurūza
koruza
majs
ข้าวโพด
bắpngô

maize

[meɪz]
A. N (Brit) → maíz m
ear of maizemazorca f, elote m (Mex), choclo m (Andes, S. Cone)
B. CPD maize field Nmaizal m

maize

[ˈmeɪz] nmaïs m

maize

nMais m

maize

[meɪz] ngranturco, mais m

maize

(meiz) noun
(American corn, ~Indian corn) an important cereal, grown especially in America.

Maize

ذَرَّةٌ kukuřice majs Mais καλαμπόκι maíz maissi maïs kukuruz mais トウモロコシ 옥수수 maïs mais kukurydza milho кукуруза majs ข้าวโพด mısır ngô 玉米
References in classic literature ?
Gartner kept during several years a dwarf kind of maize with yellow seeds, and a tall variety with red seeds, growing near each other in his garden; and although these plants have separated sexes, they never naturally crossed.
Then consider what victual or esculent things there are, which grow speedily, and within the year; as parsnips, carrots, turnips, onions, radish, artichokes of Hierusalem, maize, and the like.
A slender shapely young aspen rose up before them against the fine maize and emerald and paling rose of the western sky, which brought out every leaf and twig in dark, tremulous, elfin loveliness.
They swept along above cultivated fields of tobacco, maize, and barley, at full maturity, and here and there immense rice-fields, full of straight stalks and purple blossoms.
To the woman is consigned the labors of the household and the field; she arranges the lodge; brings wood for the fire; cooks; jerks venison and buffalo meat; dresses the skins of the animals killed in the chase; cultivates the little patch of maize, pumpkins, and pulse, which furnishes a great part of their provisions.
Here they set to work to build a new village, and in a month a great clearing had been made, huts and palisades erected, plantains, yams and maize planted, and they had taken up their old life in their new home.
At each, there are a great many small dishes and plates upon the table, with very little in them; so that although there is every appearance of a mighty 'spread,' there is seldom really more than a joint: except for those who fancy slices of beet-root, shreds of dried beef, complicated entanglements of yellow pickle; maize, Indian corn, apple-sauce, and pumpkin.
I had for breakfast more paprika, and a sort of porridge of maize flour which they said was "mamaliga", and egg-plant stuffed with forcemeat, a very excellent dish, which they call "impletata".
Homminy, is a dish composed chiefly of cracked corn, or maize.
Three minutes later he was telling me that the condition of the maize crop was something disgraceful, and that the railway companies would not pay him enough for his timber.
Thence to Buenos Aires and loading maize for the United Kingdom or the Continent, stopping at St.
She was prettily dressed in maize color, and the room was well furnished.