Definition of edamame in English:


Syllabification: ed·a·ma·me
Pronunciation: /ˌedəˈmämā


  • A dish of green soybeans boiled or steamed in their pods.
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    • 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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