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rice



Pronunciation: (rīs), [key]
n., v., riced, ric•ing.


n.
1. the starchy seeds or grain of an annual marsh grass, Oryza sativa, cultivated in warm climates and used for food.
2. the grass itself.

v.t.
to reduce to a form resembling rice: to rice potatoes.

Rice



Pronunciation: (rīs), [key]
n.
1. Anne, born 1941, U.S. novelist.
2. Dan (Daniel McLaren), 1823–1900, U.S. circus clown, circus owner, and Union patriot.
3. Elmer, 1892–1967, U.S. playwright.
4. Grant•land Pronunciation: (grant'lund), [key] 1880–1954, U.S. journalist.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

Ricciorice bean
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