Spanish rice

noun

Definition of Spanish rice

: rice cooked with onions, green pepper, and tomatoes

First Known Use of Spanish rice

1928, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Spanish rice was in 1928

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“Spanish rice.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Spanish%20rice. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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