Definitions starting with R

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rice bellow, rice bullo

[cf. OED pilau an Oriental dish consisting of rice boiled with fowl, meat, or fish, and spices, raisins, etc.; cf. US dial. South purlo rice cooked with some meat or seafood WSC cf. Reunion Cr. Fr. pló idem (Chaudenson 1974:571)] n. a dish consisting of rice boiled with bits of meat, vegetables and herbs: 1979 Rice bulb or pilau ... rice below (Burrows 96). Momma gone cook some rice below but I ain't eat none (Nassau).

Tags: food, noun

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Last update: 2011-06-07 06:03
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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