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udo

[oo-doh]
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noun, plural u·dos.
  1. a plant, Aralia cordata, of the ginseng family, cultivated, especially in Japan and China, for its edible shoots.
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Origin of udo

From Japanese
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  • "Yes, I'm not really much like a tortoise," said Udo humorously.

    Happy Days

    Alan Alexander Milne

  • "Well, you wouldn't when I was a tortoise," said Udo pleasantly.

    Happy Days

    Alan Alexander Milne

  • We have to do with but a few more incidents in St. Udo Brand's career as a soldier.

    Faithful Margaret

    Annie Ashmore

  • Modern writers upon whose lips in udo est Mænas et Attis might take some of this satire not inaptly to themselves.

  • So King Udo said, "I will give you half my town with the people in it, also seven cows and some money."


British Dictionary definitions for udo

udo

noun plural udos
  1. a stout araliaceous perennial plant, Aralia cordata, of Japan and China, having berry-like black fruits and young shoots that are edible when blanched
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Word Origin

from Japanese
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