daikon


dai·kon

noun \ˈdī-kən\

Definition of DAIKON

:  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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