indian rice definition

  • adjective:
    • a reedlike water lawn. See Rice.
  • noun:
    • a tall reedlike liquid grass (Zizania aquatica), bearing panicles of an extended, thin grain, much useful for food by united states Indians. It's quite common in shallow-water within the Northern shows. Known as additionally water oat, Canadian wild rice, etc.
    • grains of aquatic lawn of the united states
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