Zea mays everta

Definitions of Zea mays everta
  1. noun
    corn having small ears and kernels that burst when exposed to dry heat
    synonyms: popcorn
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    type of:
    Indian corn, Zea mays, corn, maize
    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
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