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wild rice

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Food, Plants
wild riceˌwild ˈrice noun [uncountable]  DFHBPthe seed of a type of grass that grows in parts of North America and China
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wild riceHe serves the venison with a wild rice compote that contains sun-dried pears, a hard-to-find ingredient.For dinner, Aunt Mary made pot roast, steamed asparagus, wild rice, and, for dessert, apple pie.Below: wild rice and grits are staple elements in Cajun cooking.If you are making your own blend, use half wild rice and half brown.Broken pieces of wild rice are much less expensive.We buy our wild rice in broken pieces, which cuts the expense in half.I can eat no more of the wild rice which tastes nutty and clings to the roof of my mouth.Oh, that's the wild rice!
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