Definition of daikon in English:


Line breaks: dai¦kon
Pronunciation: /ˈdʌɪk(ə)n
, -kɒn/


  • another term for mooli.
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    • He hands it down to Kyu, a Korean fine artist who stands about half his height, to slice the carrots, zucchini, and daikon for the vegetable tagliatelles.
    • Sashimi consists of cuts of the finest raw fish and seafood garnished with crisp shreds of daikon and dipped into soy sauce and the hot, green Japanese horseradish called wasabi.
    • I enjoyed a combination of julienned raw beef with daikon, sweet rice vinegar, and raw egg yolk that produced a steak tartare with some sweetness and crunch.


Japanese, from dai 'large' + kon 'root'.

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