Part of speech: noun

A tall grass cultivated for food and forage; its grain; Indian corn.

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Usage examples "maize":

  1. Sure, a little, but it sure beat hauling maize all to pieces. - "The-Life-of-Me-an-autobiography", Johnson, Clarence Edgar.
  2. Still, we had better go beyond them; then we can, as you say, keep ourselves going by picking maize or corn or whatever we can find for a day or two, till we hear the firing cease." - "A Chapter of Adventures", G. A. Henty.
  3. Nileh Crop: Maize alone. - "The Khedive's Country", George Manville Fenn.