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Fatsia papyrifera
Rice 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.] (Bot.) 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. 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 black weevil.

Meaning of Fatsia from wikipedia

- Fatsia is a small genus of three species of evergreen shrubs in the family Araliaceae native to southern ****an and Taiwan. They typically have stout, sp****ly...
- Fatsia ****onica, also glossy-leaf paper plant, fatsi, paperplant, false castor oil plant, or ****anese aralia, is a species of flowering plant in the family...
- tropical regions as well. The species was once included in the genus Fatsia as Fatsia papyrifera. A second species, Tetrapanax tibet****, is now regarded...
- Fatsia polycarpa is a species of plant in the family Araliaceae. It is endemic to Taiwan. It is threatened by habitat loss. World Conservation Monitoring...
- Fatsia oligocarpella is a species of flowering plant in the family Araliaceae, native to the Bonin Islands and the Volcano Islands, both belonging to ****an...
- Exochorda (Pearl Bush) F Fabiana (Fabiana) Fallugia (Apache Plume) Fatsia (Fatsia) Forsythia (Forsythia) Fothergilla (Fothergilla) Franklinia (Franklinia)...
- plants of economic importance. Some genera, such as Hedera (the ivies), Fatsia (****anese aralias) and Schefflera (the umbrella trees), are used as ornamental...
- throughout the plant. An unrelated plant species of similar appearance, Fatsia ****onica (false castor oil plant), grows in ****an. The name Ricinus is a...
- carrot, parsley, dill, and fennel in the family Apiaceae; ivy, Aralia and Fatsia in the family Araliaceae; onion (Allium) in the family Alliaceae. An umbel...
- different genera. ×F. lizei was created by crossing Fatsia ****onica 'Moserii' (Moser's ****anese fatsia, the seed parent) and Hedera helix (common ivy, the...
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