from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. A genus of grasses including the rice plant; rice.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of grain-bearing grasses including the cultivated rice, type of the tribe Oryzeæ, known by the perfect flowers, six stamens, and four glumes, the upper keeled and flattened.
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- n. rice
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