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Definition 1: a strong yellow color - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for maize in the sense of this definition

(maize is a kind of ...) yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons

Definition 2: tall annual cereal grass bearing kernels on large ears: widely cultivated in America in many varieties; the principal cereal in Mexico and Central and South America since pre-Columbian times - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for maize in the sense of this definition

(maize is a kind of ...) grass whose starchy grains are used as food: wheat; rice; rye; oats; maize; buckwheat; millet

(... is a kind of maize ) corn grown primarily for animal feed or market grain

(... is a kind of maize ) a corn plant developed in order to have young ears that are sweet and suitable for eating

(... is a kind of maize ) corn having small ears and kernels that burst when exposed to dry heat

(maize is a part of ...) ears of corn that can be prepared and served for human food

(maize is a part of ...) the hard cylindrical core that bears the kernels of an ear of corn

(maize is a part of ...) the stalk of a corn plant

(maize is a part of ...) fruiting spike of a cereal plant especially corn

(... is a member of maize) corn

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