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- Chiefly Brit. corn ()
- the color of ripe corn; yellow
Origin: Sp maíz from West Indian (Taino) mahiz
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- See corn1.
- A light yellow to moderate orange yellow.
Origin: Spanish maíz, from Arawakan mahiz, mahís.
- maize adjective