parboiled rice

noun

Definition of parboiled rice

: white rice that has been soaked, steamed, and dried before milling : converted rice You can always tell uncooked parboiled rice by its translucent kernels; rice that has not been parboiled has opaque grains.— Corby Kummer

First Known Use of parboiled rice

1946, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of parboiled rice was in 1946

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“Parboiled rice.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/parboiled%20rice. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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