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bi·ry·a·nialso 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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(Cookery) any of a variety of Indian dishes made with rice, highly flavoured and coloured with saffron or turmeric, mixed with meat or fish
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|Noun||1.||biryani - 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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