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maize

the Indian corn Zea mays, possibly the most intensively investigated higher plant. It is a common food source which may be processed into e.g. cornflakes.

maize

a staple crop part of the food supply for humans and animals in many countries. One of its best uses is as a chopped green crop or as ensilage. Called also Zea mays. The grain is usually referred to as corn (3) in the USA or as maize in other countries. A full range of maize grain products is available and includes hominy, grits, maize germ meal and maize gluten meal (a high protein feed).

maize crop poisoning
a form of carbohydrate engorgement caused when cattle accidentally gain access to a standing crop or when confined animals are fed too much of it. See also carbohydrate engorgement.
maize stalk disease
caused by ingestion of maize stalks infected with Diplodia maydis fungus. Characterized by dullness, head pressing, compulsive walking. Called also cornstalk disease.
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Dry ingredients such as flour, cornsilk powder and baking powder were sieved and mixed into the batter.
Cornsilk says he has pressed Baker to process the backlog of citizenship applications, which the chief or the tribe's registrar has the power to do.
In March 2007 the tribe voted to exclude the Freedmen and Cornsilk, through his advocacy, became even more of a marked man.
This sadness carries over, though now mitigated by hope, as Sethe, lying next to Paul D, remembers her pathetically makeshift "wedding" ceremony with Halle in a cornfield amid husks and cornsilk hair: "How loose the silk.
After acquiring the CornSilk brand from Chattem Inc.
Chrissa lay on her back by the creek, watching the shifting silhouette of leaves against the sky; new blades of grass, pale and delicate as cornsilk, were growing up around her.
Cornsilk is also one of the founders of the Cherokee National Party, a new grassroots political organization that uses The Cherokee Observer to reach a large audience of Cherokee voters.
It features 18-inch Vicenza wheels, model-specific Cornsilk Beige and black two-tone leather upholstery, contrast stitching, silver trim on the dashboard and on the door panels, a rear-view camera, rain-sensing wipers, Bluetooth audio streaming, a touch screen-based infotainment system with navigation, dual-zone automatic climate control and heated front seats.
The interior of 200EX is finished in supple, natural grain crE me light leather, with cornsilk carpets and cashmere blend headliner.
Urinary tract infections: Take a tea of cornsilk and/or bearberry leaves and eat cranberries.
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