rice water

noun

Definition of rice water

: a drink chiefly for invalids made by boiling a small quantity of rice in water

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“Rice water.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rice%20water. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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