kamaboko

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 蒲鉾 (kamaboko).

Noun[edit]

kamaboko (usually uncountable, plural kamaboko)

  1. Any of various processed seafood products made from surimi, in which whitefish is pureed, formed into loaves, and steamed until firm.
    • 1966, Institute of Food Technologists, Food Technology
      Today, kamaboko processed in Hawaii is packaged in polyvinyl film wrappers.
    • 1987, Yanagida et al, Traditional Foods and Their Processing in Asia
      A representative product of fish meat paste products is kamaboko.

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

kamaboko

  1. Rōmaji transcription of かまぼこ