桜餅

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さくら
Grade: 5
もち
Grade: S
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桜餅(関西風)
桜餅(江戸風)

Etymology[edit]

Compound of (sakura, cherry blossom) +‎ (mochi, rice cake).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

桜餅 (hiragana さくらもち, romaji sakura mochi)

  1. sakura mochi: mochi flavored with pickled sakura blossoms, and with an (an, sweet bean paste) filling; traditionally served for 雛祭り (Hinamatsuri, Girls' Day) on 3 March