fuki

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Japanese ふき (fuki).

Noun[edit]

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fuki (uncountable)

  1. A flowering plant, Petasites japonicus, native to Asia; giant butterbur.
  2. Shoots or other parts of the plant used for food or medicine.
    • 2009, International Food Information Service, Dictionary of Food Science and Technology[1], page 65:
      ["Butterbur"] Refers often to Petasites hybridus (common butterbur), but the leaves of another species, Pentasites japonicus (giant butterbur or fuki), are eaten as a vegetable in Korea and Japan.

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fuki

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ふき