Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as rice-bird, 1.

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  • The plant itself was the famous wild rice so much prized by the Indians as an article of food, and also the favourite of many wild birds especially the reed-bird or rice-bunting.

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  • The plant itself was the famous wild rice (_Zizania aquatica_), so much prized by the Indians as an article of food, and also the favourite of many wild birds, especially the reed-bird or rice-bunting.

    The Young Voyageurs Boy Hunters in the North

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