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Meaning of teosinte

te•o•sin•te

Pronunciation: (tē"u-sin'tē, tā"-), [key]
— n.
  1. a tall grass, Zea mexicana, of Mexico and Central America, closely related to corn, and sometimes cultivated as a fodder plant.
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