rice polishings

plural noun

: the inner bran layer of rice rubbed off in milling

Word History

First Known Use

1920, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rice polishings was in 1920

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Cite this Entry

“Rice polishings.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rice%20polishings. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

rice polishings

noun plural
: the inner bran layer of rice rubbed off in milling and used as a source of thiamine, riboflavin, and niacin

called also tikitiki

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