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kombu

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noun kom·bu \ˈkäm-(ˌ)bü\

Definition of kombu

  1. :  a laminarian kelp used especially in Japanese cooking as a seasoning in soup stock



Origin and Etymology of kombu

Japanese


First Known Use: 1884


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