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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 maize /ˈmez/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 maize n.  Bot. A large species of American grass of the genus Zea (Zea Mays), widely cultivated as a forage and food plant; Indian corn, commonly called corn.  Also, its seed, growing on cobs, and used as food for men and animals.
 Maize eater Zool., a South American bird of the genus Pseudoleistes, allied to the troupials.
 Maize yellow, a delicate pale yellow.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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