the wild rice plant.
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Origin of Indian rice
First recorded in 1815–25
Words nearby Indian rice
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British Dictionary definitions for Indian rice
an annual erect aquatic North American grass, Zizania aquatica, with edible purplish-black grain
the grain of this plant
Also called: wild rice
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