rice growing

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1873 rice-growing, rice +‎ growing.

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rice growing (not comparable)

  1. rice-growing; which grows or is capable of growing rice.
    • 1873, Heber Drury, s.v. “Oryza sativa”, The Useful Plants of India: With Notices of Their Chief Value in Commerce, Medicine, and the Arts, 2nd ed., London: William H. Allen, p 324:
      Among other kinds the Patna justly celebrated, but perhaps the most fertile province for rice-growing is Arracan, from whence great quantities of the grain are shipped to Europe from the port of Akyab, the importance of which is yearly increasing.

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rice growing (uncountable)

  1. The growing of rice.

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