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Definition of basmati noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

basmati

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//bæsˈmæti//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bæsˈmæti//
 
; BrE BrE//bæzˈmæti//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bæzˈmæti//
 
(also basmati rice) [uncountable]
 
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a type of rice with long grains and a delicate flavour Word Originfrom Hindi bāsmatī, literally ‘fragrant’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: basmati