Definition of Flint maize

1. Noun. Corn having kernels with a hard outer layer enclosing the soft endosperm.

Exact synonyms: Flint Corn, Yankee Corn, Zea Mays Indurata
Generic synonyms: Field Corn



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flint Maize

flindosa
flindosy
fling off
flinger
flingers
flinging
flings
flinkite
flinkites
flint
flint-hearted
flint corn
flint disease
flint maize (current term)
flinted
flinthead
flintheads
flintier
flintiest
flintify
flintily
flintiness
flintinesses
flinting
flintings
flintlike
flintlock
flintlocks

Literary usage of Flint maize

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Cereals in America by Thomas Forsyth Hunt (1908)
"Comparative Yield of Dent and flint maize—Almost all of the field maize of the United ... flint maize requires a smaller number of days to mature a crop; ..."

2. The Corn Crops: A Discussion of Maize, Kafirs, and Sorghums as Grown in the by Edward Gerrard Montgomery (1913)
"There are types of flint maize closely resembling pop corn on the one hand ... flint maize has all the common maize colors. It varies in length of ear from ..."

3. Irrigation and Drainage: Principles and Practice of Their Cultural Phases by Franklin Hiram King (1899)
"... but the corn was a variety of flint maize, not dent. THE OBSERVED YIELDS OP MAIZE PER ACRE PLANTED IN DIFFERENT DEGREES OP THICKNESS AND WITH DIFFERENT ..."

4. Practical Agriculture: A Brief Treatise on Agriculture, Horticulture by John Walter Wilkinson (1909)
"... but the principal ones are known as pod maize, pop maize, The world s corn crop United States. soft maize, dent maize, sweet maize, and flint maize. ..."

5. Plant Inventory by Agricultural Research Center-West (U.S.), United States Division of Botany, Horticultural Crops Research Branch, Agricultural Research Service, United States Dept. of Agriculture, United States, United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Northeastern Regi (1917)
"A fine variety of white-seeded flint maize, cultivated on mountain terraces at altitudes ... A variety of flint maize with red grains and small ears; ..."

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