うめぼし

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Noun[edit]

うめぼし (romaji umeboshi)

  1. 梅干し: a salt-dried or pickled Japanese ume (a kind of plum)
  2. (slang) an elderly person
  3. (medicine) an unripe Japanese ume that has been smoked over a fire until black, used in traditional medicines and as a pigment