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also bi·ri·a·ni (bĭ′rē-ä′nē)
n. pl. bi·ry·a·nis also bi·ri·a·nis
A South Asian dish containing meat, fish, or vegetables and rice flavored with saffron or turmeric and other spices.

[Hindi and Urdu biryānī, from Persian biryān, roasted, broiled; akin to birištan, to fry, roast.]
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(ˌbɪrɪˈɑːnɪ) or


(Cookery) any of a variety of Indian dishes made with rice, highly flavoured and coloured with saffron or turmeric, mixed with meat or fish
[from Urdu]
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Noun1.biryani - an Indian dish made with highly seasoned rice and meat or fish or vegetablesbiryani - an Indian dish made with highly seasoned rice and meat or fish or vegetables
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
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