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Definition for word Rice-water.

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 water is the suspension of starch obtained by draining boiled rice or by boiling rice until it completely dissolves into the water.
- sigmodontomys alfari, also known as the short-tailed sigmodontomys alfaro's rice water rat, cana rice rat or allen's rice rat is a species
- sigmodontomys aphrastus, also known as the long-tailed sigmodontomys harris's rice water rat, or long-tailed rice rat is a species of
- deepwater rice are varieties of rice (oryza sativa ) grown in flooded conditions with water more than 50 , cm , inch , abbr on deep for at
- rice is the seed of the monocot plants oryza sativa (asian rice) or oryza than consumption of 1 liter of water that contains 5 parts per
- people infected with cholera often have diarrhea, and if this highly liquid stool, colloquially referred to as 'rice-water', contaminates
- standard home solutions such as salted rice water, salted yogurt drinks, vegetable and chicken soups with salt can be given.
- the name allen's rice rat has been used for the following oryzomyines : alfaro's rice water rat (sigmodontomys alfari) hylaeamys perenensis
- standard home solutions such as salted rice water, salted yogurt drinks, vegetable and chicken soups with salt can be given.
- rice pudding is a dish made from rice mixed with water or milk and sometimes other ingredients such as cinnamon and raisin s.


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