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rice

noun [U]     /raɪs/
A1 the small seeds of a particular type of grass, cooked, and eaten as food: boiled/steamed/fried rice long-grain rice Do you prefer brown rice or white rice?Cereals a grass that produces these seeds and grows in warm wet placesWater and marsh plants, bushes and trees
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