wasabi

noun
1. a Japanese plant of the family Cruciferae with a thick green root
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
2. the thick green root of the wasabi plant that the Japanese use in cooking and that tastes like strong horseradish; in powder or paste form it is often eaten with raw fish
Regions: ↑Japan, ↑Nippon, ↑Nihon
Hypernyms: ↑condiment

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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