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brown rice

noun
1.
rice from which the bran layers and germs have not been removed by polishing.
Origin of brown rice
1915-1920
1915-20
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  • It came out with a brown rice paper and a pinch of Mexican tobacco, which were deftly rolled together into a cigarette.

    Martin Eden Jack London
  • The rice polish, which is a by-product secured by rubbing off with brushes the outside coating of the brown rice, is much cheaper.

    Food Guide for War Service at Home Katharine Blunt, Frances L. Swain, and Florence Powdermaker
British Dictionary definitions for brown rice

brown rice

noun
1.
unpolished rice, in which the grains retain the outer yellowish-brown layer (bran)
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