kombu

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Japanese こんぶ ‎(konbu).

Noun[edit]

kombu ‎(uncountable)

  1. Edible kelp used in East Asian cuisine
    • 2007, February 18, “Fuchsia Dunlop”, in China’s True Dash of Flavor[1]:
      It was discovered in 1908 by a Japanese scientist, Kikunae Ikeda, who was trying to pinpoint the source of the intense deliciousness of broth made from kombu seaweed.

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Esperanto[edit]

Verb[edit]

kombu

  1. imperative of kombi

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

kombu m ‎(plural kombus)

  1. kombu

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

kombu

  1. rōmaji reading of こんぶ