[ keem-bop ]
/ ˈkimˌbɒp /
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noun Korean Cooking.
boiled short-grain rice seasoned with sesame oil, cooled, and rolled in a seaweed wrapper with stir-fried vegetables and other cooked ingredients, as thin slices of sautéed beef, scrambled egg, canned tuna, or crabmeat, creating a cylinder-shaped roll that is sliced into bite-size pieces.
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Origin of kimbap
First recorded in 1965–70; from Korean kimbap, gimbap, equivalent to gim “an edible seaweed, nori” + -bap “cooked rice”
Words nearby kimbap
kilt pleat, Kilung, Kilvert, Kim, Kimball, kimbap, Kimberley, kimberlite, Kimbundu, kimchi, Kim Dae Jung
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