Definition of edamame in English:

edamame

Syllabification: ed·a·ma·me
Pronunciation: /ˌedəˈmämā
 
/

noun

A dish of green soybeans boiled or steamed in their pods.
More example sentences
  • After that came two ravioli, one stuffed with flat-tasting Japanese edamame, the other with a mixture of ginger and chives.
  • At Rue 57, a bustling midtown Manhattan French bistro, along with the hard-boiled eggs displayed on the bar for snacking are salted edamame, a perfect bar nibble.
  • Add edamame and sauté until glazed; season to taste with salt and white pepper.

Origin

Japanese, literally 'beans on a branch'.

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