dashi

[ dah-shee ]
/ ˈdɑ ʃi /

noun

a clear fish and kelp broth, used in Japanese cooking.

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Origin of dashi

First recorded in 1945–50; from Japanese: literally, “broth,” shortening of dashi-jiru, equivalent to dashi “to draw, extract” + jiru, shiru “broth, juice”
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British Dictionary definitions for dashi

dashi
/ (ˈdaʃɪ) /

noun

a clear stock made from dried fish and kelp

Word Origin for dashi

C20: Japanese
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