arborio ricear·bo·ri·o rice
a type of short-grained rice, grown mainly in Italy, used esp. for making risotto
Origin of arborio riceafter Arborio, town in northwestern Italy
A rounded, medium-grain rice from Italy that is both firm and creamy when cooked and is often used to make risotto.
Origin of arborio riceAfter Arborio , town in the Po valley in Italy where the rice is grown
From the town of Arborio in Piedmont, Italy