hakurei

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hakurei (plural hakureis)

  1. A type of round, white turnip from Japan.
    • 2009 August 30, Jan Ellen Spiegel, “The Farmers Are Local, the Products Exotic”, in New York Times[1]:
      Many foods that seem exotic for New England are turning up in small amounts at more and more farms: kohlrabi, hakurei turnips, okra, edamame, Jerusalem artichokes, ground cherries and quince.