Meaning of wild rice in English:

wild rice

noun

mass noun
  • A tall aquatic American grass related to rice, with edible grains.

    Zizania aquatica, family Gramineae

    ‘The latter, sometimes called Manchurian wild rice or water grass, has broader leaves, which are used for wrapping dumplings.’
    • ‘If your pond is at least three feet deep, you can experiment with wild rice, water lotus, and water lily.’
    • ‘Gish did not identify any wild rice, maize, or cucurbit pollen.’
    • ‘This area supports an extensive stand of wild rice, as well as the federal-threatened Aeschynomene virginica.’
    • ‘The Ahnishinabe Native American Indian tribe of North America say their ancestors saw in visions tracts of wild rice.’