Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of grasses, of the tribe Oryzeæ.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) A genus of grasses including Indian rice. See Indian rice, under rice.

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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the tribe Oryzeaewild rice (zizania).

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  • noun wild rice

Etymologies

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Latin zizanium.

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  • Wild grass genus that is the source of wild rice.

    February 8, 2010