aka miso

noun
aka mi·​so | \ ˈä-kä- How to pronounce aka miso (audio) \

Definition of aka miso

: miso that is red to reddish-brown in color and is characterized by a strong, salty flavor Red or aka miso is saltier and white or shiro miso is milder or sweeter.— Judy Lew, Enjoy Chinese Cuisine, 2003

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First Known Use of aka miso

1880, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aka miso

borrowed from Japanese, literally, “red miso”

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