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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Maize  \Maize\,  n.  [Sp.  maiz.  fr  mahiz  or  mahis,  is  the  language 
  of  the  Island  of  Hayti.]  (Bot.) 
  A  large  species  of  American  grass  of  the  genus  {Zea}  ({Z. 
  Mays}),  widely  cultivated  as  a  forage  and  food  plant;  Indian 
  corn.  Also  its  seed,  growing  on  cobs,  and  used  as  food  for 
  men  animals. 
  {Maize  eater}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  South  American  bird  of  the  genus 
  {Pseudoleistes},  allied  to  the  troupials. 
  {Maize  yellow},  a  delicate  pale  yellow. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  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},  {Indian  corn},  {Zea 
  2:  a  strong  yellow  color  [syn:  {gamboge},  {lemon},  {lemon 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
  Maize,  KS  (city,  FIPS  44200) 
  Location:  37.77310  N,  97.46415  W 
  Population  (1990):  1520  (536  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.0  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  67101 

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