- 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."Japanese Literature
The soba is a sort of vermicelli made of buckwheat, and the udon a kind of macaroni, solid and not in tubes.
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.
- (in Japanese cookery) large noodles made of wheat flour
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