片栗粉

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 6 Jinmeiyō Grade: 4

Etymology[edit]

Originally produced from the 片栗 (かたくり, katakuri, katakuri lily) (Erythronium japonicum), hence the term, it in now largely produced from potatoes, as these are much cheaper, but the term is retained.

Noun[edit]

片栗粉 (hiragana かたくりこ, romaji katakuriko)

  1. potato starch