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nori

[ nawr-ee ]

noun

, Cooking.
, plural no·ris.
  1. a seaweed having a mildly sweet, salty taste, usually dried, used in Japanese cuisine mainly as a wrap for sushi.


nori

/ ˈnɔːrɪ /

noun

  1. an edible seaweed often used in Japanese cookery, esp for wrapping sushi or rice balls


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Word History and Origins

Origin of nori1

First recorded in 1890–95; from Japanese: literally, “edible seaweed, laver,” equivalent to no “water” + ri “lichen, moss”

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Word History and Origins

Origin of nori1

Japanese

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Example Sentences

Start by making the rice, then the radishes, then the nori butter and everything will be ready by the time the rice is done.

Brush the steak with some of the nori butter or, if the butter is soft enough, spoon it on top and let it melt.

Cut the remaining nori sheet into thin short strips and divide among the bowls.

In a medium bowl, stir together the butter with the powdered nori and togarashi, until well incorporated.

I let the stock boil far longer than the requested 15 minutes, until the nori sheets broke down and the stock reduced a bunch.

From Eater

Nori Khan commanded opposite the island of Juan Lopez with 7000 horse, 130 elephants, and eight large cannon.

The fifth course consisted of fish, ginger root, and "nori," a kind of seaweed.

He was only too willing for this twenty-first time to repeat the tale to the nori seller, his good neighbour.

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