surimi

[ soo-ree-mee ]
/ sʊˈri mi /

noun

a paste of inexpensive fish shaped, colored, and flavored in imitation of lobster meat, crabmeat, etc.

Nearby words

  1. surgicenter,
  2. surgut,
  3. surgy,
  4. suribachi,
  5. suricate,
  6. surinam,
  7. surinam cherry,
  8. surinam toad,
  9. suriname,
  10. surinamese

Origin of surimi

1980–85; < Japanese: minced flesh

Also called sea legs.

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British Dictionary definitions for surimi

surimi

/ (ˌsuːˈriːmɪ) /

noun

a blended seafood product made from precooked fish, restructured into stick shapes
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