June 15th, 2010
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corn (US), maize
Category: Ingredient, dish
Definition: The grain of a plant native to North America that grows in long, kernel-filled ears on tall stalks. It's used for any number of culinary and agricultural purposes, and is one of the most cereal crops in the world today. In Europe, "corn" is a generic term for any grain, and what's called corn in the U.S. is usually called maize

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