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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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- the rice weevil (sitophilus oryzae) is a serious stored product pest which attacks several crop s, including wheat , rice , and maize .
- the maize weevil (sitophilus zeamais), known in the united states as the greater rice weevil is a species of beetle in the family
- sitophilus is a genus of weevil s. notable species include the rice weevil (s. oryzae), wheat weevil (s. granarius), and maize weevil
- rice is the seed of the monocot plants oryza sativa (asian rice) or oryza the genus leptocorisa the rice leafroller and rice weevil s.
- the wheat weevil, sitophilus granarius (also known as the grain weevil or granary lay their eggs in wheat, oats, rye, barley, rice and corn.
- recently it has appeared in the most greater rice-growing areas of asia (china , the countries in which the rice weevil is firmly present
- garlic (allium sativum) (rice weevil, wheat flour beetle. geranium oil (also known as pelargonium graveolens lavender (ineffective alone,
- holy basil with meats, seafood or, as in khao phat kraphao, with rice. dusts as grain protectant against rice weevil sitophilus oryzae (linn.) ,
- conclusion: rice weevil sitophilus oryzae. maize weevil sitophilus zeamais. yellow mealworm tenebrio molitor. red flour beetle tribolium
- people in rice-eating regions, for example, typically ingest significant numbers of rice weevil (sitophilus oryzae) larvae, and this has

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