Definition of katsuobushi in English:

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katsuobushi

Pronunciation: /ˌkätswōˈbo͝oSHē/ /-ˈbo͞o-/

noun

Dried fish prepared in hard blocks from the skipjack tuna and used in Japanese cooking.
Example sentences
  • In a saucepan add a small amount of water, katsuobushi, shiitake mushroom or niboshi (dried sardines).
  • Skim as much katsuobushi as possible from top of pot; remove from heat and strain through colander lined with cheesecloth.
  • Try to remove the katsuobushi while it's still floating on the surface, before it has a chance to sink.

Origin

Japanese.

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Syllabification: kat·suo·bu·shi

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