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enoki

[ ih-noh-kee ]
/ ɪˈnoʊ ki /
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noun
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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Also called e·no·ki·da·ke [ih-noh-kee-dah-kee], /ɪˌnoʊ kiˈdɑ ki/, e·no·ki·ta·ke [ih-noh-kee-tah-kee], /ɪˌnoʊ kiˈtɑ ki/, golden needle mushroom, velvet stem .

Origin of enoki

<Japanese enoki(take), equivalent to enoki “hackberry, Chinese nettle tree” + take “mushroom”

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