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edamame

[ ed-uh-mah-mey ]
/ ˌɛd əˈmɑ meɪ /
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plural noun

unripe, green soybeans that are steamed or boiled in their pods.

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Origin of edamame

1950-55; <Japanese eda branch, twig + mame beans
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