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Definition of wild rice in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A tall aquatic American grass related to rice, with edible grains.
  • Zizania aquatica, family Gramineae
Example sentences
  • The latter, sometimes called Manchurian wild rice or water grass, has broader leaves, which are used for wrapping dumplings.
  • If your pond is at least three feet deep, you can experiment with wild rice, water lotus, and water lily.
  • Gish did not identify any wild rice, maize, or cucurbit pollen.

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