Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Today's #DailyDefinition brought to you by the word...maize via @DefinitionHouse


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maize

[meyz]

noun
1. (chiefly in British and technical usage) corn1 (def 1).
2. a pale yellow resembling the color of corn.

Origin:
1545–55; < Spanish maíz < Hispaniolan Taino mahís

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