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miso

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noun mi·so \ˈmē-(ˌ)sō\

Definition of miso

  1. :  a high-protein fermented food paste consisting chiefly of soybeans, salt, and usually grain (as barley or rice) and ranging in taste from very salty to very sweet



Origin and Etymology of miso

Japanese


First Known Use: 1615


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