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British Dictionary definitions for rice bowl

rice bowl

noun
  1. a small bowl for eating rice out of, esp a decorative one made of china or porcelain
  2. a fertile rice-producing region
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Examples from the Web for rice bowl

Historical Examples

  • That does not matter, for each one has his own rice-bowl on the floor in front of him.

    Our Little Siamese Cousin

    Mary Hazelton Wade

  • Facing the Snorter, he spat in his face, with a noise like thunder, a piece of bezoar as large as a rice-bowl.

  • Foh-Kyung set down his rice-bowl from his left hand and his ivory chop-sticks from his right.


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