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Fice vs. Rice

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Ficenoun

A small, snappy, belligerent, mixed-breed dog.

Ricenoun

(uncountable) Cereal plants, Oryza sativa of the grass family whose seeds are used as food.

Ficenoun

A small dog; - written also fise, fyce, fiste, etc.

Ricenoun

(countable) A specific variety of this plant.

Ficenoun

a nervous belligerent little mongrel dog

Ricenoun

(uncountable) The seeds of this plant used as food.

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Ricenoun

A twig or stick.

Ricenoun

A bobbin or spool.

Riceverb

(transitive) To squeeze through a ricer; to mash or make into rice-sized pieces (especially potatoes).

Riceverb

(intransitive) To harvest wild rice (Zizania sp.)

Riceverb

(rare) To throw rice at a person (usually at a wedding).

Riceverb

To customize the user interface of a computer system, e.g. a desktop environment.

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Ricenoun

A well-known cereal grass (Oryza sativa) and its seed. This plant is extensively cultivated in warm climates, and the grain forms a large portion of the food of the inhabitants. In America it grows chiefly on low, moist land, which can be overflowed.

Ricenoun

grains used as food either unpolished or more often polished

Ricenoun

annual or perennial rhizomatous marsh grasses; seed used for food; straw used for paper

Ricenoun

English lyricist who frequently worked with Andrew Lloyd Webber (born in 1944)

Ricenoun

United States playwright (1892-1967)

Riceverb

sieve so that it becomes the consistency of rice;

‘rice the potatoes’;

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Rice

Rice is the seed of the grass species Oryza sativa (Asian rice) or less commonly Oryza glaberrima (African rice). The name wild rice is usually used for species of the genera Zizania and Porteresia, both wild and domesticated, although the term may also be used for primitive or uncultivated varieties of Oryza.

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