[ wet-rahys ]
/ ˈwɛtˈraɪs /
the cultivation of rice by planting on dry land, transferring the seedlings to a flooded field, and draining the field before harvesting.
These Food Names Aren’t What You Think They AreWhen you see mountain oysters on the menu, don’t expect a lovely plate of mollusks caught at the base of Black Mountain in San Francisco Bay.
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