ホルモン

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Japanese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Hormon. Relation to the phrase "(ほう)もん (hōru mon, literally things to throw away)" is a folk etymology.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ホルモン (horumon

  1. (biology, medicine) hormone
  2. (cooking) offal, pig or cow entrails utilized as food

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