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1. Any of several aquatic grasses of the genus Zizania of North America and Asia, especially Z. palustris of north-central North America, which is harvested for its edible grain.
2. The grain of any of these plants.
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1. a tall aquatic grass, Zizania aquatica, of N North America.
2. the grain of this plant, used for food.
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|Noun||1.||wild rice - perennial aquatic grass of North America bearing grain used for food|
cereal, cereal grass - grass whose starchy grains are used as food: wheat; rice; rye; oats; maize; buckwheat; millet
|2.||wild rice - grains of aquatic grass of North America|
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