Definition of hijiki in English:

hijiki

Syllabification: hi·ji·ki
Pronunciation: /hēˈjēkē
 
/

noun

Edible Japanese seaweed sold in dried black strips.
More example sentences
  • Additionally, an extract of hijiki seaweed with high amounts of minerals and amino acids increases absorption of Toki's nutrients.
  • By contrast, ‘because they are both so high in iodine, a half ounce of kombu or three and a half ounces of hijiki should last you about a year.’
  • Good sources include sea fish, sea vegetables (kelp, dulse, hijiki, nori and kombu) and iodized salt.

Origin

Japanese.

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