Use the smaller-sized text Use the larger-sized text Use the very large text

Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Browse Things

By Letter: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Or Search Everything...
Search All Terms:

Search All Fields:

Search Results for: the letter 'O', Term Type: 'things'

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 (]
  • Questions about this page? Email us
  • Email this page to a friend
select text size Use the smaller-sized textUse the larger-sized textUse the very large text