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daikon Line breaks: dai¦kon
Pronunciation: /ˈdʌɪk(ə)n/

Definition of daikon in English:


Another term for mooli.
Example sentences
  • 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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