Sunday, 9 September 2012



1. an erect grass, Oryza sativa , that grows in East Asia on wet ground and has drooping flower spikes and yellow oblong edible grains that become white when polished
2. the grain of this plant

-verb (used with object)
3. (US), (Canadian) to sieve (potatoes or other vegetables) to a coarse mashed consistency through thin holes in order to reduce them to a form resembling rice.

A stapple food
Magic grains feeding the world

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