[ wah-suh-bee ]
/ ˈwɑ sə bi /
an Asian plant, Eutrema wasabi, of the mustard family.
the pungent, greenish root of this plant, which can be grated and used as a condiment.
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Origin of wasabi
(< New Latin) < Japanese
Words nearby wasabi
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British Dictionary definitions for wasabi
/ (wəˈsɑːbɪ) /
a Japanese cruciferous plant, Eutrema Wasabi, cultivated for its thick green pungent root
the root of this plant, esp in paste or powder form, used as a condiment in Japanese cookery
Word Origin for wasabi
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