a variety of cultivated long-grain rice that is notably fragrant.
- Basmati rice
noun a variety of long-grain rice with slender aromatic grains, used for savoury dishes
basinet. Historical Examples But the magnificent recumbent bronze effigy below represents him in his fighting kit, basnet on head. The Romance of Words (4th ed.) Ernest Weekley Underwritten by Mr. basnet is an order to pay this sum, April, 1646. Shakespeare’s Family Mrs. C. C. Stopes The most general name for a helmet up to […]
baso- baso- pref. Variant of basi-.
basoerythrocyte basoerythrocyte ba·so·e·ryth·ro·cyte (bā’sō-ĭ-rĭth’rə-sīt’, -zō-) n. A red blood cell that shows stippling associated with basic staining granules, representing a condition such as severe anemia, leukemia, or lead poisoning.