ZEA

Zea, genus Zea

(noun) corn

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Ze"a, n. Etym: [L., a kind of grain, fr. Gr. yava barley.] (Bot.)

Definition: A genus of large grasses of which the Indian corn (Zea Mays) is the only species known. Its origin is not yet ascertained. See Maize.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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Some 16th-century Italian clergymen tried to ban coffee because they believed it to be “satanic.” However, Pope Clement VII loved coffee so much that he lifted the ban and had coffee baptized in 1600.

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