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hijiki

[ hee-jee-kee ]
/ hiˈdʒi ki /
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noun

a dark brown seaweed that grows in treelike fronds, used dried and shredded in Japanese cooking.

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Also called hi·zi·ki [hee-zee-kee]. /hiˈzi ki/.

Origin of hijiki

First recorded in 1950–55; from Japanese hijiki, earlier fizuki, of uncertain origin

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