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arborio rice

/ɑːˈbɔːrɪəʊ/
noun
1.
a variety of round-grain rice used for making risotto
Word Origin
C20: after Arborio, a town in N Italy
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noun

short-grain, high-starch, white Italian rice which becomes fat and creamy when cooked and is used for risotto

Examples

Arborio rice cooks best when constantly stirred.

Word Origin

After Arborio, town in the Po valley in Italy where the rice is grown

Usage Note

cooking

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