noun \ˈwä-sə-bē, wä-ˈsä-\

: a Japanese food that has a strong, hot taste and that is often served with sushi

Full Definition of WASABI

:  a condiment that is prepared from the ground thick pungent greenish root of an Asian herb (Wasabia japonica syn. Eutrema wasabi) of the mustard family and is similar in flavor and use to horseradish; also :  the root
:  the herb that yields wasabi

Origin of WASABI

First Known Use: 1891


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