konjac

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English[edit]

konjac plant

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Etymology[edit]

From an Asian language; compare Japanese 蒟蒻, 菎蒻 ‎(konnyaku), Korean 곤약 ‎(gonyak). This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

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Noun[edit]

konjac ‎(usually uncountable, plural konjacs)

  1. A foul-smelling plant grown in Asia, Amorphophallus konjac.
  2. A (range of) food product(s) made from the plant, including a flour and a gelatin, used to make noodles and candies.

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