maize

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  • A light yellow to moderate orange yellow.
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  • A cereal plant, <em>Zea Mays</em>, of the grass family; the Indian corn.
  • The grain produced by the maize: Indian Corn.
  • A coal-tar color, the sodium salt of the disulphonic acid of azoxy-stilbene. It dyes silk and wool reddish-yellow in an acid bath. Also called <internalXref urlencoded="sun-yellow">sun-yellow</internalXref>.
  • A large species of American grass of the genus Zea (<spn>Zea Mays</spn>), widely cultivated as a forage and food plant; Indian corn, commonly called <altname>corn</altname>. Also, its seed, growing on cobs, and used as food for men and animals.
  • a South American bird of the genus Pseudoleistes, allied to the troupials.
  • a delicate pale yellow.
  • <xref>Corn</xref>; a type of grain of the species Zea mays.
  • a strong yellow color
  • 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
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