Dictionary of Wisconsin History
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Term: oats, wild
Definition: literal English translation of the French term "folle avoine," but used for the plant that we call wild rice today.
[Source: Perrot, Nicolas. Ch. 15 of "Mémoire sur les moeurs, coustumes et religion des sauvages de l'Amérique Septentrionale" at Turning Points in Wis. History (www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/)]