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daikon

[dahy-kuh n, -kon] /ˈdaɪ kən, -kɒn/
noun
1.
a large, elongated, white winter radish, Raphanus sativus longipinnatus, used especially in Asian cuisine and sometimes pickled.
Also called Chinese radish, Oriental radish.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; < Japanese < Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese big + gēn root
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daikon

/ˈdaɪkɒn/
noun
1.
another name for mooli
Word Origin
C20: Japanese, from dai big + kon root
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