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ze·a

(zē'ă),
The styles and stigmas of Zea mays (family Gramineae), Indian corn; formerly used as a diuretic and antispasmodic.
Synonym(s): cornsilk
[Mod. L. maize]

zea

(zē′ă) [Gr. zeia, (coarse) wheat, spelt]
Maize or corn.
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Keos I: Kephala: A Late Neolithic Settlement and Cemetery, Princeton.
PC: One of the aspects that fascinates me in your book The Economy of the Unlost, where you counterpoise Paul Celan and Simonides of Keos, is your approach to my two mother tongues, German and Greek, taking their words and reaching down into their layers of meaning.
Gazetteer of Archaeological Sites," in Landscape Archaeology as Long-Term History: Northern Keos in the Cycladic Islands from Earliest Settlement until Modern Times (Monumenta archaeologica 16), ed.
Frescoes from Ayia Irini, Keos, Parts II-IV," Hesperia 49, pp.
MULTIPLE Group winner Keos, a brother to outstanding broodmare Korveya, was humanely put down on Monday at Haras du Fresnay le Buffard following partial paralysis caused by equine protozoal myelitis.
60) A Hellenistic inscription from Keos mandated that ca.
Tattersalls has done its job providing a quality catalogue, with most of the major sires represented along with a good sprinkling of first-season stallions; Cape Cross, Croco Rouge, Daggers Drawn, Daylami, Desert Sun, Dracula, Dr Fong, Fasliyev, Horse Chestnut, Indian Rocket, Intikhab, Keos, Orpen, Real Quiet, Sahm, Shinko Forest, and Stravinsky.
Andy Crook will train a 36,000gns Fasliyev colt bred by Goldford Stud and consigned by agent Jamie Railton, while an American-bred colt by the now French-based Keos heads to Swedish trainer Roy Arne Kvisla after being bought for 35,000gns by Gunnar Nordling, the former Scandinavian handler now based in Newmarket.
Grand-dam Gr2 winner, half-sister to Gr2 winner Keos and Gr3 winner Korveya (dam of Gr1 winners Hector Protector, Bosra Sham and Shanghai).
THE stallion Keos is to move from Hermitage Farm in Kentucky to Haras de Fresnay- le-Buffard in Normandy.
Field of Hope held on well to beat Keos in the Prix de la Fort at Longchamp yesterday, with odds-on favourite Diktat a disappointing fifth.