Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A simplified (and former) spelling of maize.

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Examples

  • Also, masa de maiz is made from corn treated with lime to give it that special yummy flavor.

    masa para tamales

  • On November 5, 1492, members of Christopher Columbus’s team in Cuba came across “a sort of grain they called maiz which was well tasted, bak’d, dry’d, and made into flour.”

    The Fruit Hunters

  • On November 5, 1492, members of Christopher Columbus’s team in Cuba came across “a sort of grain they called maiz which was well tasted, bak’d, dry’d, and made into flour.”

    The Fruit Hunters

  • On November 5, 1492, members of Christopher Columbus’s team in Cuba came across “a sort of grain they called maiz which was well tasted, bak’d, dry’d, and made into flour.”

    The Fruit Hunters

  • They likewife faw a variety of birds and sywl, among which were partridges and nightingales, but no quadrupeds, except thofe iilent dogs we have already mcDtioned: great part of the land was cul - tivated, and bore, befides the bread-root, and a fort of beans, a kind of grain called maiz, of which was made a very well tailed Aour.

    A new collection of voyages, discoveries and travels : containing whatever is worthy of notice, in Europe, Asia, Africa and America

  • They hit the rural poor the hardest especially the country's farmers crushed under the weight of heavily subsidized Northern agribusiness they can't compete against including for corn, "maiz," the sacred crop, the struggle for which went to the root of the Zapatista rebellion also against made-in-the-USA neoliberal new world order rules of the game rigged against them.

    A Review of John Ross' Zapatistas

  • Ross ends his current chronicle in 2006 where it began - in Chiapas with the Mayan people the color of the earth and the corn, "maiz" in the "milpa" that's the core of their life.

    A Review of John Ross' Zapatistas

  • We have many customers we do special orders for that ask for much more than the tripe, some ask for pigs feet and other kinds of meat or ask for more maiz (hominy).

    Menudo or Pozole?

  • Don't even think about leaving without some good stone-ground corn meal you can keep in your freezer .... here in the land of maiz, where you'd think you could get the fresh basic makings of good southern cornbread, you're in for a surprise.

    ~~~> What Should I Bring?

  • We have many customers we do special orders for that ask for much more than the tripe, some ask for pigs feet and other kinds of meat or ask for more maiz (hominy).

    Menudo or Pozole?

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