Translation of rice in Spanish:

rice

Pronunciation: /raɪs/

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • arroz (masculine) brown/white rice arroz integral/blanco rice-growing area zona (feminine) arrocera (before noun/delante del nombre) [crop/grower] de arroz; [dish/cake] de arroz
    More example sentences
    • The main crops that are harvested for this are maize, rice, wheat, and potatoes.
    • The Honglian-type hybrid rice has also been widely cultivated in China.
    • The wild and weedy rice taxa were used as pollen recipients, whereas the cultivated rice was used as the pollen donor.
    More example sentences
    • The vegan diet does not allow any animal products at all, only fruits, vegetables, grains, rice and pulses.
    • Firni belongs to an extensive family of sweet dishes, all based on milk with rice flour or cornflour.
    • In a large saucepan, sauté the shallot with olive oil, then add the curry powder and rice.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • (American English/inglés norteamericano) [potatoes] pasar por el pasapurés or (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) por la puretera

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