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Re: chicken in America: from Asia? (cont.)

> P.S. Pavo real, by the way, literal translation could also be "royal peacock"
> And in US English, maize is called with a pre-Columbian word: corn.

hmm, isn't that the other way round? i.e Maize being the
pre-columbian word, and corn the english.
Corn simply means "seed, kernel",  In German "Korn"