Recent Examples of wild rice from the Web
Pollution could harm fish, wild rice and property values.
Gross suggests that researchers can now look in wild rice populations for genetic traits that early Amazonian farmers bred for
Compared to wild rice varieties, domesticated rice has distinctive phytolith patterns.
In the 1990s, Banks founded a wild rice and maple syrup company.
His wild rice is harvested by hand on a Midwestern lake into a canoe.
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WILD RICE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of wild rice for English Language Learners
: a kind of grain that is produced by a tall North American plant that grows in water
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