wasabi

[ wah-suh-bee ]
/ ˈwɑ sə bi /

noun

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
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wasabi
/ (wəˈsɑːbɪ) /

noun

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

Japanese
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