wild rice


: a kind of grain that is produced by a tall North American plant that grows in water

Full Definition of WILD RICE

:  a tall aquatic North American perennial grass (Zizania aquatica) that yields an edible grain; also :  the grain

First Known Use of WILD RICE



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