hiramasa

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese 平政, 平柾.

Noun[edit]

hiramasa (uncountable)

  1. Sushi made from the yellowtail amberjack, Seriola lalandi.
    • 2009 September 2, Glenn Collins, “A Genteel Italian Now Tries Playing to the Crowd”, in New York Times[1]:
      So, in addition to San Domenico classics like pappardelle with wild boar, Ms. Fada will offer such fare as risotto with Iranian saffron and veal bone marrow, and a citrus-cured fish called hiramasa with squid-ink oil.