white rice


: rice from which the hull and bran have been removed by milling

Examples of white rice in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In Brazil, beans are cooked every which way, but this is the most basic and ubiquitous – a soupy vegetarian bean preparation typically served over white rice as a side. Sara Franklin, Charlotte Observer, 31 Jan. 2024 Re-cover and microwave on high for 6 1/2 minutes (4 1/2 minutes if using instant white rice). Nancy Baggett, Charlotte Observer, 31 Jan. 2024 Brown rice flour: Try this healthier alternative to white rice flour. Nina Lincoff, Miami Herald, 30 Jan. 2024 This Eric Kim recipe rests on two critical tent poles of cooking: frying eggs and making a simple sauce for topping white rice. Tanya Sichynsky, New York Times, 1 Jan. 2024 Examples of low-GI foods include nuts, seeds, vegetables, proteins, and fats, while high-GI foods include white bread, cereals, white rice, and pastries. Hannah Coates, Glamour, 8 Nov. 2023 Duff’s husband, musician Matthew Koma shared a sushi rice bowl featuring white rice topped with seaweed flakes and generous helpings of ikura (salmon roe), toro (fatty tuna) and uni (sea urchin). Sam Burros, Peoplemag, 16 Oct. 2023 Ingredients 16 cups water 1/4 cup kosher salt 2 cups long grain white rice 1/4 cup sour cream 1/3 cup unsalted butter, divided 2 Tbsp. Southern Living Test Kitchen, Southern Living, 11 Nov. 2023 Some contract beriberi, a disease caused by deficiencies in vitamin B1, also known as thiamine, and often induced by diets consisting mainly of foods such as white rice or instant noodles, which are low in this vitamin. Ian Urbina, TIME, 26 Oct. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1916, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of white rice was in 1916

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“White rice.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20rice. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

Kids Definition

white rice

: rice from which outer covering and seed coat have been removed

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