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nori Line breaks: nori
Pronunciation: /ˈnɔːri/

Definition of nori in English:

noun

[mass noun]
An edible seaweed eaten either fresh or dried, especially by the Japanese.
Example sentences
  • The ‘tomato sushi’ was a skinned raw tomato, seasoned and girdled in nori (the Japanese seaweed) to resemble a maki.
  • You may also want to eat iodine-rich foods like kelp, nori, and other seaweeds as often as once a day, and fish and shellfish two or three times a week.
  • If you can't locate the rice paper rounds, nori - the toasted seaweed sheets used for sushi - are a good alternative.

Origin

Japanese.

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