Definition of Oryza

1. Noun. Rice.




Definition of Oryza

1. n. A genus of grasses including the rice plant; rice.

Medical Definition of Oryza

1. A genus of grasses including the rice plant; rice. Origin: L, rice, Gr. See Rice. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oryza

orvietan
orvieto
orycenin
oryctere
orycteres
orycterope
orycteropes
oryctognosy
oryctography
oryctological
oryctologist
oryctologists
oryctology
oryx
oryxes
oryza (current term)
oryzalin
oryzanol
oryzias
oryzivorous
oryzomyine
oryzomyines
orzo
orzos
os acromiale
os basilare
os breve
os calcis
os capitatum

Literary usage of Oryza

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1. Select Extra-tropical Plants Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1880)
"oryza sativa, Linne.* The Rice Plant. South Asia and North Australia. Annual like most cereals. The many rivulets hi our ranges afford ample opportunities ..."

2. Annual Report by Guam Agricultural Experiment Station (1918)
"RICE (oryza SATIVA). Kice work was a failure during the past fiscal year because of insufficient moisture and high winds from the northwest which blasted ..."

3. History of Cultivated Vegetables: Comprising Their Botanical, Medicinal by Henry Phillips (1822)
"THE Latins continued the Greek name of a., or"Opv^ov, oryza, for this grain, and it has not been much changed by any European nation. ..."

4. Materia Medica: For the Use of Students by John Barclay Biddle (1874)
"... off the clear liquor from the sediment. It may be flavored with sugar, and lemon-juice or raisins. oryza (Rice), — the FRUIT of oryza Sativa (Nat. ..."

5. The Microscopy of Vegetable Foods: With Special Reference to the Detection by Andrew Lincoln Winton, Josef Moeller, Kate Grace Barber Winton (1916)
"Although rice (oryza saliva) contains a larger percentage of starch than any of the other common cereals, this starch, like that of the horny endosperm of ..."

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