noun Etymology: Tamil kañci water from cooked rice Date: 1930 porridge made from rice

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  • Congee — Chinese rice congee with rousong and zha cai (coriander in side bowl) Chinese name Chinese …   Wikipedia

  • Congee — Con*gee , n. 1. [Tamil ka[ncir]shi boilings.] Boiled rice; rice gruel. [India] [1913 Webster] 2. A jail; a lockup. [India] [1913 Webster] {Congee discharges}, rice water discharges. Dunglison. {Congee water}, water in which rice has been boiled.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Congee — Con gee, n. & v. See {Cong[ e]}, {Conge}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] And unto her his congee came to take. Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • congee — early 14c., from O.Fr. congié (Mod.Fr. congé) permission, leave of absence, dismissal, ceremonial leave taking, from L. commeatus passage, going to and fro, hence leave of absence, from commeare, from com with, together (see COM (Cf. com )) +… …   Etymology dictionary

  • congee — [kän′jē] n. [ME conge < OFr congie] Now Rare CONGÉ vi. congeed, congeeing Now Rare to take formal leave; esp., to bow in leaving …   English World dictionary

  • Congee — Bol de congee chinois ; garniture : fines lamelles de porc frit (ròusī) Le congee (anglais) ou canja (portugais) est une sorte de soupe ou de bouillie de riz. C est l un des plats traditionnel du Portugal et d autre pays lusophones,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Congee — Chinesisches Reis Congee Reis Congee (von malaiisch kanji, Thai: Chok, auch: Joke โจ๊ก) ist ein Reisbrei, der in Asien, besonders in China, vor allem zum Frühstück gegessen wird. Zur Zubereitung wird ein Teil Reis mit zehn bis zwölf Teilen Wasser …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • congee — noun /ˈkɒnʤiː/ a) A bow. So courteous conge both did giue and take, / With right hands plighted, pledges of good will. b) Water which has been used to boil rice, sometimes used in Asian food as a creamy, starchy ingredient. “My daughter Rebecca,… …   Wiktionary

  • congee — /kon jee/, n., v., congeed, congeeing. n. 1. congé. v.i. Obs. 2. to take one s leave. 3. to bow ceremoniously. [1350 1400; (n.) late ME conge, c(o)unge < AF cung(i)é, OF congié < L commeatus furlough, lit., passage, coming and going, equiv. to… …   Universalium

  • congee — [ kɒndʒi:] noun (in Chinese cookery) broth or porridge made from rice. Origin from Tamil kañci …   English new terms dictionary

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