Meaning of TEOSINTE in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˌtā-ō-ˈsin-tē ]


Etymology: Mexican Spanish, from Nahuatl teōcintli, from teōtl god + cintli dried ears of maize

Date: circa 1877

: a tall annual grass ( Zea mexicana syn. Z. mays mexicana ) especially of the central highlands of Mexico that is closely related to and sometimes considered ancestral to Indian corn

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