Definition of mizuna in English:

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mizuna

Pronunciation: /məˈzo͞onə/
(also mizuna greens)

noun

An oriental rape of a variety with finely cut leaves that are eaten as a salad vegetable.
  • Brassica rapa variety nipposinica, family Brassicaceae.
Example sentences
  • The trouble with meatballs, however, is that there are rarely any leftovers - which is more than can be said for mizuna and pomegranate salad with braised pork belly, enoki mushrooms and miso.
  • For a mild mix, combine familiar types of leaf lettuce with greens such as mizuna, purslane, mache and chervil.
  • In Tenerife they concentrate on salad leaves such as mizuna, ruby chard, rocket and red mustard.

Origin

1990s: from Japanese.

Words that rhyme with mizuna

crooner, harpooner, lacuna, lacunar, lampooner, Luna, lunar, Oona, oppugner, Poona, pruner, puna, schooner, spooner, Tristan da Cunha, tuna, tuner, Una, vicuña, yokozuna

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Syllabification: mi·zu·na

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