Definition of surimi in English:

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surimi

Pronunciation: /sʊˈriːmi/

noun

[mass noun]
A relatively tasteless and odourless paste made from minced fish, used especially to produce imitation crabmeat and lobster meat: Americans now eat more than 130 million pounds of surimi a year
More example sentences
  • The second market is South Korea, where, in the 1970s, firms began producing surimi as a substitute for raw fish in domestic products, such as fried fish cakes and fish sausage.

Origin

Japanese, literally 'minced flesh'.

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