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Noun: rice  rIs
  1. Grains used as food either unpolished or more often polished
  2. Annual or perennial rhizomatous marsh grasses; seed used for food; straw used for paper
Verb: rice  rIs
Usage: N. Amer
  1. (cooking) sieve so that it becomes the consistency of rice
    "rice the potatoes"
Noun: Rice  rIs
  1. United States playwright (1892-1967)
    - Elmer Rice, Elmer Leopold Rice, Elmer Reizenstein
  2. English lyricist who frequently worked with Andrew Lloyd Webber (born in 1944)
    - Sir Tim Rice, Timothy Miles Bindon Rice

Derived forms: rices, ricing, riced

Type of: cereal, cereal grass, dramatist, food grain, grain, lyricist, lyrist, playwright, sieve, sift, starches, strain

Part of: cultivated rice, genus Oryza, Oryza, Oryza sativa

Encyclopedia: Rice, Paul North