Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

biryani

or biriani

[bir-ee-ah-nee] /ˌbɪr iˈɑ ni/
noun
1.
a spicy Indian dish of rice with meat or vegetables, flavored with saffron or turmeric.
Origin of biryani
1930-1935
1930-35; < Hindi,Urdu biryānī from Persian biryan “fried, roasted”
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for biriani

biriani

/ˌbɪrɪˈɑːnɪ/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of biryani

biryani

/ˌbɪrɪˈɑːnɪ/
noun
1.
any of a variety of Indian dishes made with rice, highly flavoured and coloured with saffron or turmeric, mixed with meat or fish
Word Origin
from Urdu
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for biriani

Word Value for biriani

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends