nori

[nawr-ee]
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noun, plural no·ris.

a seaweed having a mildly sweet, salty taste, usually dried, used in Japanese cookery mainly as a wrap for sushi.

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nori

noun

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

Word Origin for nori

Japanese
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