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wakame

Line breaks: wak¦ame
Pronunciation: /ˈwakameɪ
 
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Definition of wakame in English:

noun

[mass noun]
An edible brown seaweed used, typically in dried form, in Chinese and Japanese cookery.
  • Undaria pinnitafida, class Phaeophyceae
Example sentences
  • Brush plate with Chinese chili paste and make a fine line of wakame.
  • A dish called the Tidal Pool has a subtly tinged grace of oysters, urchin, wakame, and wood-ear mushroom, but its ethereal subtlety matches nothing on the menu.
  • Delightful as incredibly fresh hijiki and wakame can be when sparked by sour cherries, the rush won't begin until your first chew.

Origin

Japanese.

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