Definition of maizena in English:

maizena

noun

South African
  • A trademark for: maize flour as used in cooking; any similar flour used as a thickening agent.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From maize, with ending probably after farina or semolina. Recorded in French from 1867 and in Dutch by 1889.

Pronunciation

maizena

/meɪˈziːnə//məˈziːnə/