basmati

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Hindi बासमती (bāsamtī, literally fragrant).[1]

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basmati (countable and uncountable, plural basmatis)

  1. A variety of long-grain rice, notable for its fragrance.
    • 2007 June 21, Alissa J. Rubin, “Shiite Rivalries Slash at a Once Calm Iraqi City”, in New York Times[1]:
      Diwaniya is the capital of the almost completely Shiite farming province of Qadisiya, known for its marshy fields where farmers grow aromatic ambar rice, similar to India’s basmati.

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Noun[edit]

basmati m (plural basmatis)

  1. basmati