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Aquatical A*quat"ic*al, a.
Argyoneta aquaticaWater spider Wa"ter spi"der (Zo["o]l.)
(a) An aquatic European spider (Argyoneta aquatica) which
constructs its web beneath the surface of the water on
water plants. It lives in a bell-shaped structure of
silk, open beneath like a diving bell, and filled with
air which the spider carries down in the form of small
bubbles attached one at a time to the spinnerets and hind
feet. Called also diving spider.
(b) A water mite.
(c) Any spider that habitually lives on or about the water,
especially the large American species (Dolomedes
lanceolatus) which runs rapidly on the surface of water;
-- called also raft spider. Limosella aquaticaMudwort Mud"wort`, n. (Bot.)
A small herbaceous plant growing on muddy shores (Limosella
aquatica). Mentha aquaticaWater mint Wa"ter mint`
A kind of mint (Mentha aquatica) growing in wet places, and
sometimes having a perfume resembling bergamot. Nyssa aquaticaWater tupelo Wa"ter tu"pe*lo (Bot.)
A species of large tupelo (Nyssa aquatica) growing in
swamps in the southern of the United States. See Ogeechee
lime. Planera aquaticaPlaner tree Plan"er tree` [From J. S. Planer, a German
A small-leaved North American tree (Planera aquatica)
related to the elm, but having a wingless, nutlike fruit. Subularia aquaticaAwlwort Awl"wort`, n. [Awl + wort.] (Bot.)
A plant (Subularia aquatica), with awl-shaped leaves. Zizania aquaticaRice Rice, n. [F. riz (cf. Pr. ris, It. riso), L. oryza, Gr.
???, ???, probably from the Persian; cf. OPers. br[=i]zi,
akin to Skr. vr[=i]hi; or perh. akin to E. rye. Cf. Rye.]
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
Ant rice. (Bot.) See under Ant.
French rice. (Bot.) See Amelcorn.
Indian rice., a tall reedlike water grass (Zizania
aquatica), bearing panicles of a long, slender grain,
much used for food by North American Indians. It is common
in shallow water in the Northern States. Called also
water oat, Canadian wild rice, etc.
Mountain rice, any species of an American genus
(Oryzopsis) of grasses, somewhat resembling rice.
Rice bunting. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Ricebird.
Rice hen (Zo["o]l.), the Florida gallinule.
Rice mouse (Zo["o]l.), a large dark-colored field mouse
(Calomys palistris) of the Southern United States.
Rice paper, a kind of thin, delicate paper, brought from
China, -- used for painting upon, and for the manufacture
of fancy articles. It is made by cutting the pith of a
large herb (Fatsia papyrifera, related to the ginseng)
into one roll or sheet, which is flattened out under
pressure. Called also pith paper.
Rice troupial (Zo["o]l.), the bobolink.
Rice water, a drink for invalids made by boiling a small
quantity of rice in water.
Rice-water discharge (Med.), a liquid, resembling rice
water in appearance, which is vomited, and discharged from
the bowels, in cholera.
Rice weevil (Zo["o]l.), a small beetle (Calandra, or
Sitophilus, oryz[ae]) which destroys rice, wheat, and
Indian corn by eating out the interior; -- called also
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