- a seaweed having a mildly sweet, salty taste, usually dried, used in Japanese cookery mainly as a wrap for sushi.
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Nori Khan commanded opposite the island of Juan Lopez with 7000 horse, 130 elephants, and eight large cannon.
The fifth course consisted of fish, ginger root, and "nori," a kind of seaweed.
He was only too willing for this twenty-first time to repeat the tale to the nori seller, his good neighbour.The Yotsuya Kwaidan or O'Iwa Inari
James S. De Benneville
- an edible seaweed often used in Japanese cookery, esp for wrapping sushi or rice balls
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