rice grass


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rice grass

n
(Plants) another name for cordgrass
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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Noun1.rice grass - any grass of the genus Oryzopsisrice grass - any grass of the genus Oryzopsis  
mountain rice, Oryzopsis hymenoides, silk grass, silkgrass, Indian millet - valuable forage grass of dry upland areas and plains of western North America to northern Mexico
Oryzopsis miliacea, smilo, smilo grass - perennial mountain rice native to Mediterranean region and introduced into North America
cereal, cereal grass - grass whose starchy grains are used as food: wheat; rice; rye; oats; maize; buckwheat; millet
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Considering the evidence that humans have been visiting the dunes for about 11,000 years, I can't help but feel a shiver of disappointment when I arrive to beach umbrellas, litter intermingled with the tawny rice grass, and lively groups projecting light and sound at 20-foot increments around the campground.
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Amazing Grains is a grower-owned cooperative that produces, processes, packages, markets and distributes a gluten-free flour made from Indian rice grass. The cooperative also supplies state-certified native grass seed for private and federal land reclamation projects.
Indian rice grass is a native grass that served as a dietary staple of Native Americans for many centuries before the introduction of maize.
Indian rice grass, a native but nontraditional crop for Montana farmers, is milled and packaged at Mission Mountain Market, a partially grant-supported business incubator in Lake County.
Heavy guns were hidden under blankets, rugs and rice grass by the Taliban.
Utah now has state grass (Indian rice grass) to go along with its state bird (the sea gull), state flower (sego lily), state mineral (copper), state animal (elk), state tree (blue spruce) and state fish (rainbow trout).
Set in a featureless alluvial plane, it consists of a few factories and a far-flung scatter of suburban blockwork houses, but Benson Forsyth began to discern 'an older pattern of clusters of traditional dwellings located on slightly higher ground and surrounded by rice fields and exquisite frames for growing loofahs and drying rice grass'.