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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The whole grain of rice, from which the germ and outer layers containing the bran have not been removed; unpolished rice.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. 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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. unpolished rice retaining the yellowish-brown outer layer

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