wild rice

wild rice (uncountable)

  1. Any one of the four species of grasses which form the genus Zizania, which have edible grains and edible stems.
  2. The edible grain (the edible rice) which is harvested from these grasses.
  3. Oryza rufipogon
  • (Zizania) Canada rice, Indian rice, water oats
  • French: riz sauvage
  • German: Wasserreis, Wildreis
  • Italian: riso selvaggio
  • Portuguese: arroz selvagem
  • Russian: водяно́й рис
  • Spanish: arroz salvaje

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