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Mais m (genitive Mais or Maises, no plural)
Declension of Mais (uncountable)
- In German-speaking Europe, maize is commonest as a fodder crop. In cuisine, it is generally regarded and used as a vegetable. Referring to it as a Getreide (“cereal”) may strike non-specialist German-speakers as unusual or wrong (though it is, of course, biologically correct).