Definition of edamame in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌedəˈmämā/


A dish of green soybeans boiled or steamed in their pods.
Example sentences
  • After that came two ravioli, one stuffed with flat-tasting Japanese edamame, the other with a mixture of ginger and chives.
  • At Rue 57, a bustling midtown Manhattan French bistro, along with the hard-boiled eggs displayed on the bar for snacking are salted edamame, a perfect bar nibble.
  • Add edamame and sauté until glazed; season to taste with salt and white pepper.


Japanese, literally 'beans on a branch'.

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Syllabification: ed·a·ma·me

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