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udon

[oo-don] /ˈu dɒn/
noun
1.
thick, white Japanese noodles made from wheat flour, often served in soup.
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  • Genji smiled slightly, and said: "That is a very great compliment; but the udon tree does not blossom so easily."

  • 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
British Dictionary definitions for udon

udon

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