kombu

or kon·bu

[kohm-boo]
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noun

a brown Japanese seaweed, sun-dried before use in sushi, stocks, etc.

Nearby words

  1. kolyma range,
  2. kolytic,
  3. komandorski islands,
  4. komati,
  5. komatik,
  6. kombucha,
  7. komenský,
  8. komi,
  9. komi autonomous republic,
  10. komi republic

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kombu

konbu

noun

a dark brown seaweed of the genus Laminaria (class Phaeophyceae) the leaves of which are dried and used esp in Japanese cookery

Word Origin for kombu

C19: Japanese

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