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
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Many restaurants have recognized the benefit of brown starches, and will prepare brown rice at your request.
She had the baby without benefit of medical attention, used some kind of brown rice diet and home-concocted herbal poultices.
Brown starches like those in whole grain breads and brown rice are associated with weight loss, in contrast to their lighter-looking counterparts.
They had a fine Brie, and good black olives with their drinks; then minestrone; then veau poêlé and brown rice and asparagus and a salad of spinach, avocado, and mushrooms with blue cheese dressing; then chilled grapes and melon.
Another great solution is to use brown rice instead of white rice—it is a naturally low glycemic index carbohydrate that will satisfy your appetite and help you control your portion sizes.
For instance, spare yourself the 960 milligrams of sodium in a serving of Herb and Butter Rice-A-Roni by adding fresh chopped or dried herbs to a half cup of cooked brown rice and tossing with toasted almonds and a dash of salt and olive oil for a mere 160 milligrams of sodium.