brown rice

noun

Definition of brown rice

: hulled but unpolished rice that retains most of the bran layers, endosperm, and germ

Examples of brown rice in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web India Home also takes into account health issues that are common to seniors, using brown rice instead of white rice so the meals are more nutrient-dense. NBC News, 22 Dec. 2021 Despite its contemporary gloss, Erewhon started out as a macrobiotic wholesaler in the 1960s, selling mostly brown rice and tubs of miso. Willy Blackmore, Curbed, 9 Dec. 2021 Add some plain brown rice or other healthy grain and call it a meal. Susan Puckett, CNN, 3 Dec. 2021 At the London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills, the $22 London Pooch meal, with fresh chicken and brown rice, is surely a step up from the pup’s usual chow, as are executive chef Anthony Keene’s peanut butter treats. Debra Kamin, WSJ, 8 Dec. 2021 Easy-to-digest grains, such as oats, millet, buckwheat, and brown rice. Karen Pallarito, Health.com, 3 Nov. 2021 Outside of China, Japan and Korea use brown rice as the base starch for their black vinegar. Clarissa Wei, Bon Appétit, 29 May 2021 Microwave brown rice according to package instructions and measure 1 1/2-cups. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 29 Mar. 2021 Her favorite is the spicy chipotle chicken pasta made with brown rice penne and tossed in a chipotle alfredo sauce. Georgann Yara, The Arizona Republic, 16 Sep. 2021

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First Known Use of brown rice

1883, in the meaning defined above

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21 Jan 2022

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

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