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Today’s Wordle answer contains one of the least-occurring letters in the answer pool – and the English language in general. That being said, it’s something most people are definitely familiar with, and we’re going to provide a few clues that should help you unveil the mystery word.
The word you are looking for is a granular plant, which is the most commonly produced grain in the world. It has ears and is also the raw material from which the most popular movie-accompanying snack is made. It is also the source of a syrup used in desserts and drinks. It has an alternate four-letter name, and a young boy recently went viral on TikTok for declaring his undying love for it.
The word of the day is quite vowel-heavy with three vowels, but there are no repeated letters. It rhymes with a noun describing a web of paths and hedges intended as a puzzle and if you add the letter “A” as a prefix you would have the homonym of a word meaning to surprise someone greatly.
His first name is Zea
If you’re still not sure, the solution to today’s Wordle puzzle (#584 – January 25, 2023) is corn. It is the largest crop in the US in terms of total production, and is grown primarily in a region known as the Corn Belt — which includes Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, eastern Nebraska, and eastern Kansas.
Since the 1850s, the corn belt has dominated corn production in the United States, producing more than one-third of the world’s corn supply. According to the USDA, the US corn crop in 2021 was worth a staggering $71 billion.
The word “corn” comes from Cuban Spanish “maiz” and Arawakan (a Haitian language) “mahiz,” both native names of the plant (via Etymonline). Because the first farmers to grow corn were the native peoples of the North American continent, in an area that is now Mexico. According to Nestle, the spread of corn as a staple food in Europe is one of many discoveries attributed to Christopher Columbus’ expeditions.
And that’s what makes Wordle such a rewarding game – the chance to learn the interesting etymology of various words, and juicy tidbits of facts we wouldn’t be able to explore otherwise. Here are other games like Wordle that have similar benefits.
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