maize Meaning in Cambridge Essential English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "maize" in Essential English Dictionary

See all translations

maize

noun [no plural]
 
/meɪz/ UK ( US corn)
a tall plant with yellow seeds that are eaten as food
Translations of “maize”
in Arabic ذُرَة…
in Korean 옥수수, 메이즈…
in Malaysian jagung…
in French maïs…
in Turkish mısır…
in Italian mais, granturco…
in Chinese (Traditional) 玉蜀黍,玉米…
in Russian маис, кукуруза…
in Polish kukurydza…
in Vietnamese ngô…
in Spanish maíz…
in Portuguese milho…
in Thai ข้าวโพด…
in German der Mais…
in Catalan blat de moro…
in Japanese トウモロコシ…
in Indonesian jagung…
in Chinese (Simplified) 玉蜀黍,玉米…
(Definition of maize from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Essential British English definitions for “maize”

Definitions of “maize” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
dole

the money that the government gives to people who are unemployed

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

responsible luxury noun
responsible luxury noun
August 03, 2015
high-end, green tourism and hospitality Jumeirah’s ‘responsible luxury’ approach is an example of a sustainable travel experience – future guests will enjoy the environment as much as today’s.

Read More