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umami

[oo-mah-mee] /uˈmɑ mi/
noun
1.
a strong meaty taste imparted by glutamate and certain other amino acids: often considered to be one of the basic taste sensations along with sweet, sour, bitter, and salty.
Origin
1975-1980
1975-80; < Japanese: savory quality, delicious taste
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  • The compounds had no effect on salty, sour, bitter or umami tasting.
  • Why you're even pretty good at knowing that savory taste, umami.

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