- Cereal plants (Oryza sativa) of the grass family whose seeds are used as food.
- The seeds of this plant used as food.
- Dutch: rijst , nasi goreng (common mistake by autochtone Dutch, they refer to any rice meal)
- French: riz(fr)m
- German: Reis(de)m
- Italian: riso(it)m
- Spanish: arroz(es)m
Etymology: Old French ris â Italian riso â Latin oriza â Greek á (rice), from an eastern root (probably Indo-Iranian).
- to squeeze through a ricer; to mash or make into rice-sized pieces
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