geelrys, noun

AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans, geel yellow + rys rice.
yellow rice, see yellow sense c.
1939 S. Cloete Watch for Dawn 284She thought of geel rys, of klapper tert, of sourkleuitjes, of curries, of preserves and konfyts.
1973 Sunday Times 18 Feb. (Mag. Sect.) 31The meat dishes — chicken, mutton, ‘geelrys’ (yellow rice flavoured with saffron and condiments and coloured with turmeric).
1983 M. Du Plessis State of Fear 123There will be roast chicken,..crisp new potatoes, beetroot salad, sousboontjies, onion sauce, geelrys, baked tomatoes — all of it in potential hospitality towards unexpected guests.
yellow rice, see yellowc.

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