[ ih-noh-kee ]
/ ɪˈnoʊ ki /
a thin, long-stemmed and tiny-capped white mushroom, Flamma velutipes, native to the northern mountain ranges of Japan and prized as a food.
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Origin of enoki
< Japanese enoki(-take), equivalent to enoki hackberry, Chinese nettle tree (< *ey no kiy; *ai hackberry + no particle + *koy tree) + take mushroom
Words nearby enoki
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Example sentences from the Web for enoki
Kjin is supposed to reside in the enoki tree, and in front of this tree there is a small shrine and torii.
The spirit of the God Kjin resides in the enoki tree, the God to whom very old dolls are dedicated.