basmati rice


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bas·ma·ti rice

(bäs-mä′tē)
n.
An aromatic long-grain rice from India.

[Hindi bāsmatī (literally "fragrant") : bās, fragrance, perfume (from Prakrit vāsa-, from Sanskrit vāsaḥ, of unknown origin) + matī, possessing (ultimately from Sanskrit -matī, feminine of -mān).]

basmati rice

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basmati

n
(Cookery) a variety of long-grain rice with slender aromatic grains, used for savoury dishes
[from Hindi, literally: aromatic]

basmati rice

A fine-grained, aromatic rice from North India and Pakistan.
Translations

basmati rice

[bəzˈmætɪˈraɪs] Narroz m basmati (arroz de grano largo con aromatizantes)

basmati rice

[bæsˌmɑːtɪˈraɪs] nriso basmati varietà di riso usato nella cucina indiana
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