Definition of kimchi in English:


Syllabification: kim·chi
Pronunciation: /ˈkimCHē
(also kimchee)


  • Spicy pickled cabbage, the national dish of Korea.
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    • The Korean national dish is kimchi, a spicy, fermented pickled vegetable mixture whose primary ingredient is cabbage.
    • Here and there we could see both farmers and military personnel busy gathering Chinese cabbages and Japanese radishes to make the spicy Korean dish of kimchi.
    • A standard meal consists of rice, soup, kimchi (a spicy Korean pickle), vegetables, and broiled or grilled meat or fish.



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