Southern U.S. the bobolink.
any of several other birds that frequent rice fields.
any of various birds frequenting rice fields, esp the Java sparrow
noun, Plant Pathology. 1. a disease of rice caused by the fungus Pyricularia oryae, characterized by elliptical leaf spots with reddish-brown margins, brownish lesions and neck rot of the fruiting panicles, and stunting of the plant.
- Rice bowl
noun 1. a small bowl for eating rice out of, esp a decorative one made of china or porcelain 2. a fertile rice-producing region
- Rice box
jargon (From ham radio slang) Any Asian-made commodity computer, especially an 80×86-based machine built to IBM PC-compatible ISA or EISA-bus standards. [Jargon File] (1994-11-30)