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"maize" in British English

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maizenoun [U]

uk   us   /meɪz/ UK (US corn)
a ​tallplantgrown in many ​parts of the ​world for ​itsyellowseeds, which are ​eaten as ​food, made into ​flour, or ​fed to ​animals

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(Definition of maize from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"maize" in American English

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maizenoun [U]

 us   /meɪz/
corn
(Definition of maize from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “maize”
in Korean 옥수수, 메이즈…
in Arabic ذُرَة…
in Malaysian jagung…
in French maïs…
in Russian маис, кукуруза…
in Chinese (Traditional) 玉蜀黍,玉米…
in Italian mais, granturco…
in Turkish mısır…
in Polish kukurydza…
in Spanish maíz…
in Vietnamese ngô…
in Portuguese milho…
in Thai ข้าวโพด…
in German der Mais…
in Catalan blat de moro…
in Japanese トウモロコシ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 玉蜀黍,玉米…
in Indonesian jagung…
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