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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 paper is an umbrella term that has been used to collectively refer to several paper-like materials from east-asia made from various
- bánh tráng or bánh đa nem, a northern vietnamese term, (literally, coated cake and nem skins, respectively), sometimes called rice paper
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- trảng bàng dew-wetted rice paper (vietnamese language : bánh tráng phơi sương trảng bàng) is a speciality of lộc du, trảng bàng district
- tetrapanax papyrifer (通草—tong cao, or rice-paper plant) is an evergreen shrub in the family araliaceae , the sole species in the genus
- the paper kite, rice paper, or large tree nymph butterfly (idea leuconoe) is known especially for its presence in butterfly greenhouses and
- nem cuốn, bánh tráng cuốn, or gỏi cuốn (literally, nem rolls, rice paper rolls and salad rolls in the northern, central, and southern
- shrimp paste , soy sauce , rice, fresh herbs, and fruits and vegetables. referring to the fresh transparent rice paper rolls (discussed
- xuan paper (xuanzhi or shuen paper or rice paper, is a kind of paper originating in ancient china used for writing and painting.
- flying saucers are dimpled discs made from rice paper filled with sherbet . the first flying saucers were produced in the 1960s.

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