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basmati

[ bahs-mah-tee ]
/ bɑsˈmɑ ti /
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noun

a variety of cultivated long-grain rice that is notably fragrant.

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Origin of basmati

First recorded in 1845–50, basmati is from the Hindi word basmati, literally, fragrant
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