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biryani

[bir-ee-ah-nee] /ˌbɪr iˈɑ ni/
noun
1.
a spicy Indian dish of rice with meat or vegetables, flavored with saffron or turmeric.
Also, biriani.
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Examples from the web for biryani
  • Tandoor specialties, curries and biryani dishes are served, as well as a handful of vegan entrees.
  • Aside from the eponymous kebabs, which are the house specialty, samosas and all biryani dishes are authentic and delicious.
British Dictionary definitions for biryani

biryani

/ˌbɪrɪˈɑːnɪ/
noun
1.
any of a variety of Indian dishes made with rice, highly flavoured and coloured with saffron or turmeric, mixed with meat or fish
Word Origin
from Urdu
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