Definition of Kombu

1. Noun. Edible kelp used in East Asian cuisine ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Kombu

1. kelp used in Japanese cooking [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kombu

kolwezite
kolymite
kolytic
komarovite
komast
komasts
komatasukui
komatiite
komatiites
komatiitic
komatik
komatiks
komatsuna
kombatite
komboucha
kombu (current term)
kombucha
kombuchas
kombus
komenic
komenic acid
komissar
komissars
komitadji
komitadjis
komitaji
komitajis
komkovite
komku
kommand

Literary usage of Kombu

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1. Japan in the Beginning of the 20th Century by Japan Nōshōmushō, Haruki Yamawaki (1904)
"Several varieties of Laminaria grow on the shores of Japan, especially in Hokkaido and the southeastern districts of Honshu. The " long kombu" (Laminaria ..."

2. Fertilizer Resources of the United States by United States Dept. of Agriculture, Frank Kenneth Cameron, United States Bureau of Soils (1912)
"The kombu described above is made of the thinner fronds, but the thicker ... The first scrapings naturally contain some grit and are the cheapest kombu. ..."

3. Across Widest Africa: An Account of the Country and People of Eastern by Arnold Henry Savage Landor (1907)
"... and kombu the rapids were bad. So, having gone up the little tributary, ... I left kombu in the afternoon in order to proceed to the sultan of ..."

4. The Seaweed Industries of Japan: The Utilization of Seaweeds in the United by Hugh McCormick Smith (1905)
"OUTPUT AND PRICES OF kombu. Official figures are available showing the quantity ... In Osaka the output of green-dyed kombu in 1902 was as follows: For home ..."

5. Terry's Japanese Empire by Thomas Philip Terry (1914)
"Funa-zushi: carp (Juno) in boiled rice seasoned with vinegar and salt (a specialty of the Province of Omi). — kombu-zushi: fish seasoned with vinegar and ..."

6. The Land-systems of British India: Being a Manual of the Land-tenures and of by Baden Henry Baden-Powell (1892)
"It is matter of tradition—but tradition that is confirmed by all we know of early Dravidian institutions—that the country was formed into twelve ' kombu,' ..."

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