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Rice Rice, n. [F. riz (cf. Pr. ris, It. riso), L. oryza, Gr. ???, ???, probably from the Persian; cf. OPers. br[=i]zi, akin to Skr. vr[=i]hi; or perh. akin to E. rye. Cf. Rye.] (Bot.) A well-known cereal grass (Oryza sativa) and its seed. This plant is extensively cultivated in warm climates, and the grain forms a large portion of the food of the inhabitants. In America it grows chiefly on low, moist land, which can be overflowed. Ant rice. (Bot.) See under Ant. French rice. (Bot.) See Amelcorn. Indian rice., a tall reedlike water grass (Zizania aquatica), bearing panicles of a long, slender grain, much used for food by North American Indians. It is common in shallow water in the Northern States. Called also water oat, Canadian wild rice, etc. Mountain rice, any species of an American genus (Oryzopsis) of grasses, somewhat resembling rice. Rice bunting. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Ricebird. Rice hen (Zo["o]l.), the Florida gallinule. Rice mouse (Zo["o]l.), a large dark-colored field mouse (Calomys palistris) of the Southern United States. Rice paper, a kind of thin, delicate paper, brought from China, -- used for painting upon, and for the manufacture of fancy articles. It is made by cutting the pith of a large herb (Fatsia papyrifera, related to the ginseng) into one roll or sheet, which is flattened out under pressure. Called also pith paper. Rice troupial (Zo["o]l.), the bobolink. Rice water, a drink for invalids made by boiling a small quantity of rice in water. Rice-water discharge (Med.), a liquid, resembling rice water in appearance, which is vomited, and discharged from the bowels, in cholera. Rice weevil (Zo["o]l.), a small beetle (Calandra, or Sitophilus, oryz[ae]) which destroys rice, wheat, and Indian corn by eating out the interior; -- called also black weevil.


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- rice bastion is a substantial mountain mass surmounted by a small crown of exposed rock which appears slightly higher than the plateau
- the banaue rice terraces are 2,000-year-old terrace s that were carved into the mountains of ifugao in the philippines by ancestors of
- tumpeng is a cone-shaped rice dish like mountain with its side dishes (vegetables and meat traditionally featured in the slamatan
- rice is the seed of the monocot plants oryza sativa (asian rice) or oryza even on a steep hill or mountain area with the use of water-
- john andrew rice, jr. (1888 – 1968) was the founder and first rector of black mountain college in asheville , north carolina .
- the rice fork is a 22.7 , mi , km , adj mid , long tributary of the eel river in upper northwest side of goat mountain, on the colusa -lake
- the rice terraces of the philippine cordilleras and banaue rice these 2000-year-old terraces were carved into the mountains, without the
- poivre's book, the voyages of a philosopher, was read with interest by thomas jefferson ; his description of mountain rice cultivated in
- cơm lam, 'bamboo cooked rice' is a vietnamese rice dish found in the central it originated when mountain people, such as the tháy people
- besides rice , important crops are corn , soybean s, fruits, both mountain rice grown at the mountain sides, as well as most of the few


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