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rice

rice

 
pronunciation:
raIs
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a grass that is widely cultivated in warm, wet areas, esp. in India and China.
definition 2: the seed of this grass, used as a staple food.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: riced, rices, ricing
definition: to reduce to small particles that resemble rice.
He riced the boiled potatoes using a sieve.
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  farming, grain, grass, seed