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Definition of Rice

Rice

  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.

Rice Quotations

When I cook for my family on Christmas, I make feijoada, a South American dish of roasted and smoked meats like ham, pork, beef, lamb, and bacon - all served with black beans and rice. It's festive but different.
Maya Angelou

Rice is great if you're really hungry and want to eat two thousand of something.
Mitch Hedberg

The Green Revolution focused on the big three - maize, rice and wheat - and the Green Revolution did not adapt the big three to African conditions, other than South Africa, as much as they should have.
Bill Gates

Haitian rice farmers are quite efficient, but they can't compete with U.S. agribusiness that relies on a huge government subsidy, thanks to Ronald Reagan's free market enthusiasms.
Noam Chomsky

Thanh Hoa itself is a rich agricultural province. Rice fields, a pattern of many shades of green, stretch far into the distance along the road, which also winds through foothills and the fringes of heavy jungle where tigers are said to roam. The vegetation, wild or cultivated, is lush.
Noam Chomsky
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Rice Translations

rice in Afrikaans is rys
rice in Danish is ris
rice in Dutch is rijst
rice in Finnish is riisi
rice in French is riz, scion
rice in German is Reis
rice in Hungarian is rizs
rice in Italian is riso
rice in Latin is oryza
rice in Norwegian is ris
rice in Portuguese is arroz
rice in Spanish is arroz
rice in Swedish is risgryn, ris

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