Definition of arame in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈarəmi/


[mass noun]
An edible Pacific seaweed with broad brown leaves which is used in Japanese cooking.
  • Ecklonia bicyclis, class Phaeophyceae
Example sentences
  • Shredded carrots are soused in soy sauce and mixed with sesame seeds, coriander and arame, a Japanese algae seaweed product.
  • Like arame, brown algae called hijiki are used as an ingredient in soups or other slowly cooked or simmered dishes, although characterized by a slightly bitter flavor.
  • Chewy tender arame, the mildest of sea vegetables, supplies dietary fiber and a wealth of vitamins and minerals.
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