[ rahys ]
/ raɪs /
the starchy seeds or grain of an annual marsh grass, Oryza sativa, cultivated in warm climates and used for food.
the grass itself.
verb (used with object), riced, ric·ing.
to reduce to a form resembling rice: to rice potatoes.
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Origin of rice
1200–50; Middle English ris, rys < Old French < Italian riso, risi (in Medieval Latin risium) < Medieval Greek orýzion, derivative of Greek óryza
Words nearby rice
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British Dictionary definitions for riced (1 of 3)
/ (raɪs) /
an erect grass, Oryza sativa, that grows in East Asia on wet ground and has drooping flower spikes and yellow oblong edible grains that become white when polished
the grain of this plant
(tr) US and Canadian to sieve (potatoes or other vegetables) to a coarse mashed consistency, esp with a ricer
See also Indian rice
Word Origin for rice
C13 rys, via French, Italian, and Latin from Greek orūza, of Oriental origin
British Dictionary definitions for riced (2 of 3)
/ (raɪs) /
Elmer, original name Elmer Reizenstein . 1892–1967, US dramatist. His plays include The Adding Machine (1923) and Street Scene (1929), which was made into a musical by Kurt Weill in 1947
British Dictionary definitions for riced (3 of 3)
/ (raɪs) /
n acronym for
rest, ice, compression, elevation: the recommended procedure for controlling inflammation in injured limbs or joints
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