<botany> A genus of large grasses of which the Indian corn (Zea Mays) is the only species known. Its origin is not yet ascertained. See Maize.

Origin: L, a kind of grain, fr. Gr,; cf. Skr. Yava barley.

(01 Mar 1998)

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