Duarte owns a small plot of land where she grazes cattle and grows beans, maize, bananas, and oranges.
Beyond the corral were great reaches of maize, and there had this year been no drought to hurt it.
This day at noon they arrived at a plantation, where was a barn full of maize.
They consisted of the grain for bread-making, which is called in Hispaniola maize, and in Uraba hobba.
And the corn would not sprout, nor the beans, nor the maize, nor the lotus.
They have sown rice and maize at Mamohela, but cannot trade now where they got so much ivory before.
Our guide conducted us across a field of Indian corn or maize.
Fare was a sort of thick porridge made of maize, allowed to cool in a large round cake, and cut in slices when cold.
They have stores of fuel and maize and of all other necessaries.
He had extensive fields of maize; one of which was estimated to be four miles in length.
1550s, from Cuban Spanish maiz, from Arawakan (Haiti) mahiz.