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soba

[soh-buh] /ˈsoʊ bə/
noun
1.
flat noodles made from buckwheat and wheat flours, used in Japanese cookery.
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  • So that our researches issued in no corroboration of soba being Modin.

  • To provide for any among them that did not love sweet things we had the soba or the udon brought to us by their vender.

    A Japanese Boy Shigemi Shiukichi
  • The soba is a sort of vermicelli made of buckwheat, and the udon a kind of macaroni, solid and not in tubes.

    A Japanese Boy Shigemi Shiukichi
  • Drink vely bad for Inglismen; what for you dont go home and teach them to be soba, plaupa men?

    The Truth about Opium William H. Brereton
British Dictionary definitions for soba

soba

/ˈsəʊbə/
noun
1.
(in Japanese cookery) noodles made from buckwheat flour
Word Origin
Japanese
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