technical or chiefly British term for corn1.
More example sentences
- A similar phenotype has been observed in other species, including maize and sorghum.
- The main crops that are harvested for this are maize, rice, wheat, and potatoes.
- Previous work with wheat and barley is extended to include experiments with maize.
mid 16th century: from Spanish maíz, from Taino mahiz.
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