[ hee-jee-kee ]
/ hiˈdʒi ki /
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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
Words nearby hijiki
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Example sentences from the Web for hijiki
Rich in dietary fiber and calcium, hijiki is a black-colored seaweed that grows wild on the Japanese coastline.