rice polishings
noun plural Date: 1920 the inner bran layer of rice rubbed off in milling

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • rice polishings — n pl the inner bran layer of rice rubbed off in milling and used as a source of thiamin, riboflavin, and niacin called also tikitiki * * * the pericarp and germ layers of rice; they are a rich source of thiamine but are removed in the production… …   Medical dictionary

  • rice polishings — noun plural : the inner bran layer of rice that is rubbed off in milling * * * rice polishings plural noun The parts rubbed off in milling rice • • • Main Entry: ↑rice …   Useful english dictionary

  • rice polish — rice pol·ish .päl ish n RICE POLISHINGS …   Medical dictionary

  • rice meal — noun : the ground by product of rice milling consisting of rice bran, polishings, and some rice flour and used chiefly as a feedstuff for livestock …   Useful english dictionary

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  • tikitiki — |tēkē|tēkē noun ( s) Etymology: Tagalog & Bisayan : rice polishings; also : an alcoholic extract of rice polishings used in the treatment of beriberi …   Useful english dictionary

  • beriberi — beriberic, adj. /ber ee ber ee/, n. Pathol. a disease of the peripheral nerves caused by a deficiency of vitamin B1, characterized by pain in and paralysis of the extremities, and severe emaciation or swelling of the body. [1695 1705; < Sinhalese …   Universalium

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  • tikitiki — ti·ki·ti·ki .tē kē tē kē n RICE POLISHINGS …   Medical dictionary

  • — I kāng (1) (会意。 康为穅的本字。 从禾, 康声。 本义: 谷皮; 米糠) (2) 同本义 [bran; rice polishings] 康, 谷皮也。 《说文》。 字亦作穅。 尘垢粃穅。 《庄子·逍遥游》 亦食穅何覈耳。 《汉书·陈平传》 播康迷目。 《庄子·天运》 (3) 五路通达的大路, 泛指大路 [broad road] 五达谓之康, 六达谓之庄。 《尔雅》 …   Advanced Chinese dictionary

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