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paddy field

n.
A rice paddy.
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Noun1.paddy field - an irrigated or flooded field where rice is grownpaddy field - an irrigated or flooded field where rice is grown
field - a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed; "he planted a field of wheat"
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