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- n. A variety of short-grain rice popular in South and East Asia, known for its stickiness when cooked.
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On her sixteenth birthday, Ruth came home from school and found her mother had bought some of her favorite foods: the sticky rice wrapped in lotus leaves, both kinds, one with meat filling, one with sweet red-bean paste, as well as a Chinese sponge cake stuffed with strawberries and whipped cream.
It sounds as if it should be in sticky rice and Elmer’s glue, which I haven’t eaten since second grade.