banzavòis

Sdc 381 [CdD 43] dal ridondante fogliame del banzavòis come da un bananeto delle Canarie; –•– CdD 533 donde il mezzogiorno si scampana, glorioso e rustico sulla speranza del banzavòis.

«granoturco sudamericano», neof. nomin. dal dial. panz vöj «pance vuote», con la forma pref. in analogia con «mais», come dalla n(M) 10, in CdD 6.

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