kombu

or kon·bu

[ kohm-boo ]
/ ˈkoʊm bu /

noun

a brown Japanese seaweed, sun-dried before use in sushi, stocks, etc.
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British Dictionary definitions for konbu (1 of 2)

konbu

/ (ˈkɒnbuː) /

noun

a variant of kombu

Word Origin for konbu

C19: Japanese

British Dictionary definitions for konbu (2 of 2)

kombu

konbu

/ (ˈkɒmbuː) /

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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