- a tall aquatic grass, Zizania aquatica, of northeastern North America.
- the grain of this plant, used for food.
Origin of wild rice
Examples from the Web for wild rice
Historical Examples of wild rice
"Your father has it ready for the wild-rice harvest," said Good Bird.
They visited the wild-rice people—Oumalouminik, and the fire-folk—Aweatsewaenrrhonous, and gained more news of the West.Strange Stories of the Great River
Abbie Johnston Grosvenor
This little book tells how children lived and played long ago in the wild-rice country.
- another name for Indian rice