noun \ˈkim-chē\

Definition of KIMCHI

:  a vegetable pickle seasoned with garlic, red pepper, and ginger that is the national dish of Korea

Variants of KIMCHI

kim·chi also kim·chee \ˈkim-chē\

Origin of KIMCHI

Korean kimch'i
First Known Use: 1898


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