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Rice meaning

rice - 2 dictionary results

  1. 1. 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.
  2. 2. A kind of grass, and its grain.

rice - examples of usage

  1. N. B.- You will bring up as much rice and salt in the boats as possible. - "A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion", William Dobein James.
  2. They were often without rations, and when served, it was generally with lean meat without bread or rice, or bread or rice without the lean meat. - "A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion", William Dobein James.
  3. In some countries, where coins are not yet used, people lend and borrow corn, oil, wine, rice, or any common commodity which all like to possess. - "Political economy", W. Stanley Jevons.
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