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funeral rice, noun phrase

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AfrikaansShow more Translation of Afrikaans begrafnisrys (see begrafnisrys).
yellow rice, see yellow sense c.
1927 C.G. Botha Social Life in Cape Col. 66When a hot course of poultry or meat was given it was usual to serve ‘yellow’ rice with it. This was rice coloured by borrie with raisins added. Such a dish received the name of ‘begrafenis rijs’, or funeral rice.
1981 Flying Springbok Sept. 55Typical South African dishes: the ‘sosaties’ or kebabs are usually eaten, with yellow rice (‘begrafnisrys’ in Afrikaans meaning ‘funeral rice’).
yellow rice, see yellowc.

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