verb (used with object), riced, ric·ing.
Origin of rice
Definition for rice (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for rice
Rice had received this video in discovery during his criminal case, but it had not been aired publicly, as had the first video.
At that meeting, Rice told the Commissioner that he had hit Mrs. Rice in the elevator.
A call made to police beforehand described Rice as “a guy with a pistol” on a swing set, but said it was “probably fake.”
And the Constitution, written on goatskin not rice paper, might be as our country was under Jefferson.
De Merode sits at a long table and digs into a plate piled with rice, beans, and avocado.A Belgian Prince, Gorillas, Guerrillas & the Future of the Congo|Nina Strochlic|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“And I think I got my rice deposited as well452 as some of the rest of you girls,” declared Alexia airily.Five Little Peppers at School|Margaret Sidney
The bridegroom carries a ploughshare, and the bride a small pot containing conji (rice gruel).Castes and Tribes of Southern India|Edgar Thurston
Three shillings, besides three meals of rice a day, and meat three times during the journey!From Pole to Pole|Sven Anders Hedin
They come to discriminate between small forms varying very slightly, such as corn, wheat, and rice.The Montessori Method|Maria Montessori
Sun returned with his bowl full of rice, but found that his companions had got tired of waiting, and had disappeared.Myths and Legends of China|E. T. C. Werner
British Dictionary definitions for rice (1 of 3)
Word Origin for rice
British Dictionary definitions for rice (2 of 3)
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Word Origin and History for rice
mid-13c., from Old French ris, from Italian riso, from Latin oriza, from Greek oryza "rice," via an Indo-Iranian language (cf. Pashto vriže, Old Persian brizi), ultimately from Sanskrit vrihi-s "rice." The Greek word is the ultimate source of all European words (Welsh reis, German reis, Lithuanian rysai, Serbo-Croatian riza, Polish ryż, etc.). Introduced 1647 in the Carolinas. Rice paper (1822), originally used in China, Japan, etc., is made from straw of rice.