brown rice


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 Count on the roast chicken to impress you, too, as much for the surprise of Brussels sprouts kimchi and brown rice congee nearby as the organic brined centerpiece. Tom Sietsema, Washington Post, "Thacher & Rye, Bryan Voltaggio’s new restaurant, is designed with the pandemic in mind," 13 Nov. 2020 In an era when vegetarian food was dreary (think lentil loaf and macrobiotic brown rice), people lined up to eat Greens’ signature dishes like wilted spinach salad with mint, and piquant, savory galettes, timbales and gratins. Jessica Zack,, "Deborah Madison, pioneer of vegetarian dining with Greens Restaurant, offers captivating memoir," 10 Nov. 2020 Collections of kibble are built around ingredients such as salmon, avocado, sweet potato, brown rice, and more. Rachel King, Fortune, "Novelties and necessities for pet owners," 7 Nov. 2020 The menu is varied — Anderson said favorites include brown rice with mandarin orange chicken and edamame, chicken alfredo pasta and macaroni and cheese — but is often a departure from what schools were able to offer pre-pandemic. Erin Golden, Star Tribune, "Minnesota school meal programs require new calculations in the pandemic," 3 Nov. 2020 Note that granola bars may use other names for sugar, including corn syrup, brown rice syrup, honey, invert sugar, molasses, barley malt extract, fructose, and dextrose. The Editors, Field & Stream, "Three Questions To Ask When Buying Granola Bars," 3 Sep. 2019 This savory miso features the flavor of whole grain brown rice and is slightly lighter and sweeter than miso that’s made with barley. Los Angeles Times, "The food gift guide that also supports L.A. restaurants and businesses," 30 Oct. 2020 In addition to being introduced to BootayBag, Scott and the sharks are pitched portable oatmeal balls GoOats, biodegradable doggy clean up Pooch Paper and P-nuff Crunch, a snack made with peanuts, navy beans, and brown rice. Erin Jensen, USA TODAY, "'My stomach was flipping': Jewelry mogul Kendra Scott enters ABC's 'Shark Tank' as guest shark," 23 Oct. 2020 The plate includes a 3-ounce serving of meat (fish, poultry or red meat), two kinds of vegetables and a serving of whole grain ( brown rice, barley, kasha, bulgur, millet and quinoa). Donovan Conaway,, "Patient, nutritionist agree: Healthy eating, balanced diet important during cancer treatments," 21 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of brown rice

1883, in the meaning defined above

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28 Nov 2020

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“Brown rice.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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