basmati rice

noun bas·ma·ti rice \ ˌbäz-ˈmä-tē- , ˌbäs- also ˌbaz- , ˌbas- \

Definition of basmati rice

:a cultivated aromatic long-grain rice originating in southern Asia called also basmati

Origin and Etymology of basmati rice

Hindi bāsmatī kind of rice, literally, something fragrant


BASMATI RICE Defined for English Language Learners

basmati rice

noun

Definition of basmati rice for English Language Learners

  • : a kind of long rice that is used especially in Indian and Middle Eastern cooking


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