flat noodles made from buckwheat and wheat flours, used in Japanese cookery. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of soba

  • For those unfamiliar, soba is buckwheat noodle dish—and they proved much more popular amongst the public.

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    Inside The World’s 10 Oldest Restaurants

    Justin Jones

    December 20, 2014

  • Week after week we are shaken to learn that French bistro—No, Mongolian—No, Genever gin—No, soba—is THE food trend of the moment.

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    This Book Will Change the Way You Eat

    Lucas Wittmann

    December 19, 2013

  • Soba noodles, on the other hand, which are made out of buckwheat, are deeply flavorful.

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    What to Eat: Cleansers

    January 5, 2010

Historical Examples of soba

  • So that our researches issued in no corroboration of Soba being Modin.

  • The soba is a sort of vermicelli made of buckwheat, and the udon a kind of macaroni, solid and not in tubes.

    A Japanese Boy

    Shigemi Shiukichi

  • To provide for any among them that did not love sweet things we had the soba or the udon brought to us by their vender.

    A Japanese Boy

    Shigemi Shiukichi

  • Drink vely bad for Inglismen; what for you dont go home and teach them to be soba, plaupa men?

    The Truth about Opium

    William H. Brereton

British Dictionary definitions for soba



(in Japanese cookery) noodles made from buckwheat flour

Word Origin for soba

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