Wheat vs. Maize

Wheat vs. Maize — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Wheat and Maize

Wheatnoun

Any of various annual cereal grasses of the genus Triticum of the Mediterranean region and southwest Asia, especially T. aestivum, widely cultivated in temperate regions in many varieties for its commercially important edible grain.

Maizenoun

See corn1.

Wheatnoun

The grain of any of these grasses, ground to produce flour used in breads, pasta, and other foods.

Maizenoun

A light yellow to moderate orange yellow.

Wheatnoun

(countable) Any of several cereal grains, of the genus Triticum, that yields flour as used in bakery.

Maizenoun

Corn; a type of grain of the species Zea mays.

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Wheatnoun

(uncountable) A light brown colour, like that of wheat.

Maizenoun

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

Wheatadjective

Wheaten, of a light brown colour, like that of wheat.

Maizenoun

a strong yellow color

Wheatnoun

annual or biennial grass having erect flower spikes and light brown grains

Wheatnoun

grains of common wheat; sometimes cooked whole or cracked as cereal; usually ground into flour

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