brown rice
noun Date: 1916 hulled but unpolished rice that retains most of the bran layers, endosperm, and germ

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Brown rice — (or hulled rice ) is unmilled or partly milled rice, a kind of whole grain. It has a mild nutty flavor, is chewier than white rice and becomes rancid more quickly, but is far more nutritious. [cite web|url=http://www.lammd.com/opinion/brown rice… …   Wikipedia

  • brown rice — n. rice that retains its brown outer coating …   English World dictionary

  • brown rice — n [U] rice that still has its outer layer …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • brown rice — noun uncount rice that has not had the outer layer of the seed removed …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • brown rice — brown′ rice′ n. agr. coo rice from which the bran layers and germs have not been removed by polishing • Etymology: 1915–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • brown rice — ► NOUN ▪ unpolished rice with only the husk of the grain removed …   English terms dictionary

  • brown rice — noun unpolished rice retaining the yellowish brown outer layer • Hypernyms: ↑rice * * * noun : rice removed from the hulls but not polished and retaining most of the bran layers, endosperm, and germ * * * rice from which the bran layers and germs …   Useful english dictionary

  • brown rice — noun Rice with the brownish hull not polished off as in white rice. The hull contains important vitamins, including vitamin B complex, which are missing in white rice. As an unabashed health nut, she always asked for brown rice to go with her… …   Wiktionary

  • brown rice — rice from which the bran layers and germs have not been removed by polishing. [1915 20] * * * …   Universalium

  • brown rice — /braʊn ˈraɪs/ (say brown ruys) noun rice from which the bran layers and germs have not been removed by polishing …   Australian English dictionary

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