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[soh-buh] /ˈsoʊ bə/
flat noodles made from buckwheat and wheat flours, used in Japanese cookery. Unabridged
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Examples from the web for soba
  • Udon and soba are also on the menu, as well as a large variety of unique sushi roll creations.
  • Entree selections include various soba noodles, wines, beers and bento boxes filled with shrimp or chicken hibachi.
  • By far my favorite way to eat buckwheat is in the form of buckwheat noodles, called soba, and as a flour in pancakes and crêpes.
  • The menu changes entirely each month, though thin house-made soba noodles are a constant.
  • soba has a nutty flavor and contributes a measure of all-important whole grain to this dish.
British Dictionary definitions for soba


(in Japanese cookery) noodles made from buckwheat flour
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