brown rice


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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Offering a sweet take on the classic, sportscaster Erin Andrew's favorite wings are simmered in brown sugar and pineapple juice and can be served with a healthy side of brown rice. People Staff, Peoplemag, 31 Jan. 2023 To put into your broth, you’re given a mix of organic ingredients: beans from an upstate New York farm, New Jersey brown rice, and beluga lentils all the way from Montana. Tori Latham, Robb Report, 7 Apr. 2023 Some examples of whole grains include whole wheat, barley, buckwheat, oatmeal, brown rice, millet, and popcorn. Katlyn Moncada, Better Homes & Gardens, 4 Nov. 2022 Their protein line enhances almond milk with 18 grams of protein sourced from brown rice, pea and chickpeas for a creamy, smooth drink that provides lasting energy. Anna Haines, Forbes, 28 Sep. 2021 This kibble is made with real chicken and brown rice and contains no artificial colors, flavors, or preservatives. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 23 Oct. 2022 Our Chicken Satay Bowl starts with brown rice. Darlene Zimmerman, Detroit Free Press, 27 Mar. 2021 Look for brown rice sushi. Cynthia Sass, Mph, Rd, Health, 25 Mar. 2023 Asparagus, mushrooms, edamame and silken tofu help bulk up the soup, but for more staying power, add brown rice ramen noodles to the pot during the last few minutes of cooking. Tina Martinez, Good Housekeeping, 10 Mar. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1883, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of brown rice was in 1883

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“Brown rice.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 May. 2023.

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