wild rice

Definitions

General Science

  • noun a species of grass found naturally in north America which is similar to rice.

Food

  • A black and white seed of a rush plant, Zizania aquatica, which is grown in China, Japan and the USA. It is not a rice in spite of its name. It is now cultivated as well as being gathered in the wild. Cooked like rice, but requires about 45 minutes boiling.
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