- a brown Japanese seaweed, sun-dried before use in sushi, stocks, etc.
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- a variant of kombu
Word Origin for konbu
- 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
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