Origin of maize
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH maizemaize , maze
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How to use maize in a sentence
Maybe I would grow avocados and macadamia nuts, where he grew maize, because that gives me more money for the same piece of land.Agnes Kalibata, the UN's Food Systems Chief, on How Science Can Transform Farming to Help Save the Planet|Aryn Baker|January 28, 2021|Time
The selling price the government sets for maize is still not very good, unfortunately.
With this hybrid, even when we have small rains, the maize is very good.
I’ve been a farmer for six years, mainly of maize, but also coffee and sweet potatoes.
As much as today’s sweet corn is an improvement over its maize ancestor, the supermarket shelves of tomorrow could be a vast advance beyond what we have today.New Veggies for a Warming Planet - Issue 92: Frontiers|Viviane Callier|November 4, 2020|Nautilus
Duarte owns a small plot of land where she grazes cattle and grows beans, maize, bananas, and oranges.China’s Nicaragua Canal Could Spark a New Central America Revolution|Nina Lakhani|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The smells of roasting maize, diesel fumes, and floral soap from the streets of Harare are still seared into my brain.How I Got Addicted to Africa (and Wrote a Thriller About It)|Todd Moss|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Spaniards since have substituted paper for the leaves of maize, in imitation of them.
They also use the papelotes wrapped in paper and sometimes in the dried leaf of maize.
The quantity necessary for each horse per day costs about eightpence, and his maize as much more.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil|Maria Graham
I know not whether I have before mentioned, that a great quantity of maize is cultivated in this part of the kingdom.
Rice, maize and other grains are raised in large quantities; cotton and tobacco are cultivated.
British Dictionary definitions for maize
- a tall annual grass, Zea mays, cultivated for its yellow edible grains, which develop on a spike
- the grain of this plant, used for food, fodder, and as a source of oilUsual US and Canadian name: corn See also sweet corn
- a yellow colour
- (as modifier)a maize gown