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kombu

or konbu

[kohm-boo] /ˈkoʊm bu/
noun
1.
a brown Japanese seaweed, sun-dried before use in sushi, stocks, etc.
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British Dictionary definitions for konbu

konbu

/ˈkɒnbuː/
noun
1.
a variant of kombu
Word Origin
C19: Japanese

kombu

/ˈkɒmbuː/
noun
1.
a dark brown seaweed of the genus Laminaria (class Phaeophyceae) the leaves of which are dried and used esp in Japanese cookery
Word Origin
C19: Japanese
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