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con·gee 1(kŏn′jē′, -zhē′)
Variant of congé.
A traditional Asian rice porridge.
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(Cookery) a gruel of boiled rice and water
(Cookery) to prepare (something) in a conjee
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con•gé(ˈkɒn ʒeɪ, -dʒeɪ, kɔ̃ˈʒeɪ)
1. leave-taking; farewell.
2. permission to depart.
3. sudden dismissal.
4. a bow or obeisance.
5. a concave architectural molding.
[1695–1705; < French; see congee]
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|Noun||1.||congee - a Chinese rice gruel eaten for breakfast|
gruel - a thin porridge (usually oatmeal or cornmeal)
|2.||congee - (architecture) a concave molding |
architecture - the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings; "architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use"
|3.||congee - formal permission to depart; "he gave me his conge"|
|4.||congee - an abrupt and unceremonious dismissal|
|Verb||1.||congee - depart after obtaining formal permission; "He has congeed with the King"|
|2.||congee - perform a ceremonious bow|
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