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udon

[oo-don]
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noun
  1. thick, white Japanese noodles made from wheat flour, often served in soup.
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Historical Examples

  • Genji smiled slightly, and said: "That is a very great compliment; but the Udon tree does not blossom so easily."

    Japanese Literature

    Various

  • 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

  • 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


British Dictionary definitions for udon

udon

noun
  1. (in Japanese cookery) large noodles made of wheat flour
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Word Origin

Japanese
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