white rice


Definition of 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 Usually, those banquets began with a bucket of white rice. Tribune News Service, oregonlive, 5 Feb. 2022 It can be made from either brown rice or white rice. Katlyn Moncada, Better Homes & Gardens, 31 May 2022 Our general ratio recommendation for 2 cups of rice or more is to follow the same ratio of 1:1 and use 2 cups of rice to 2 cups of water for white rice. Nicole Papantoniou, Good Housekeeping, 29 Apr. 2022 Usually, those banquets began with a bucket of white rice. Tribune News Service, oregonlive, 5 Feb. 2022 Usually, those banquets began with a bucket of white rice. Los Angeles Times, 21 Jan. 2022 Replace white rice with brown rice (or any other whole grain) for stir-fries and fried rice. Lisa Zwirn, BostonGlobe.com, 11 Jan. 2022 At first, mansaf might have had just a filigree of white rice over a bed of bulgur, a veil of brightness that imparted a worldly sense of refinement. New York Times, 11 Nov. 2021 Guests can choose a base of white rice, brown rice or salad, then add proteins, veggies and a selection of sauces including beef ribeye bulgogi and kimchi. Elizabeth Montgomery, The Arizona Republic, 30 May 2021 See More

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First Known Use of white rice

1916, in the meaning defined above

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“White rice.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20rice. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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