from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A steamed rice dish often with meat, shellfish, or vegetables in a seasoned broth.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A dish made by browning grain in oil and then cooking it with a seasoned broth. It may also contain meat and/or vegetables.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as pilau.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. rice cooked in well-seasoned broth with onions or celery and usually poultry or game or shellfish and sometimes tomatoes
Persian pilāw, from Turkish pilâv.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Turkish pilav, from Persian پلاو (pilāv) (Wiktionary)