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Rice vs. Wheat

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Ricenoun

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

Wheatnoun

(countable) Any of several cereal grains, of the genus Triticum, that yields flour as used in bakery.

Ricenoun

(countable) A specific variety of this plant.

Wheatnoun

(uncountable) A light brown colour, like that of wheat.

Ricenoun

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

Wheatadjective

Wheaten, of a light brown colour, like that of wheat.

Ricenoun

A twig or stick.

Wheatnoun

A cereal grass (Triticum vulgare) and its grain, which furnishes a white flour for bread, and, next to rice, is the grain most largely used by the human race.

Ricenoun

A bobbin or spool.

Wheatnoun

annual or biennial grass having erect flower spikes and light brown grains

Riceverb

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

Wheatnoun

grains of common wheat; sometimes cooked whole or cracked as cereal; usually ground into flour

Riceverb

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

Wheatnoun

a cereal which is the most important kind grown in temperate countries, the grain of which is ground to make flour for bread, pasta, pastry, etc.

Riceverb

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

Wheatnoun

the grain of wheat.

Riceverb

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

Wheat

Wheat is a grass widely cultivated for its seed, a cereal grain which is a worldwide staple food. The many species of wheat together make up the genus Triticum; the most widely grown is common wheat (T. aestivum).

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’;

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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