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daikon

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noun dai·kon \ˈdī-kən\

Definition of daikon

  1. :  a large long hard white radish used especially in Asian cuisine; also :  a plant (Raphanus sativus longipinnatus) whose root is a daikon



Origin of daikon

Japanese, from dai big + kon root


First Known Use: 1876


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