rice means: Basmati and long-grain basmati rice, including the rice of long grains, cook in dry kernels. Short-grain (or medium-grain) rice is moistened by liquids. (in Cooking Dictionary)
What else does rice mean?
1. Rice verb Press cooked food with a tool called a ricer. Food is released in strings that vaguely resemble rice. 2. Starch seeds of the semi-aquatic grass Oryza Sativa are divided according to their size. They can be found in three varieties: long-grain (medium-grain), short-grain (long-grain), and medium-grain (short-grain). Each of these types is also available in various processed forms, such as brown and white rice. (in Cooking Dictionary)
A cereal grass (Oryza sativa) It is grown extensively in warmer climates to produce its edible grain. (in Merlin Dictionary)
This starchy plant is used worldwide as a staple food. (in Merlin Dictionary)
You must sieve the food to rice consistency. (in Merlin Dictionary)