amanori

noun
ama·​no·​ri | \ ˌäməˈnōrē \
plural -s

Definition of amanori

: an alga or a product prepared from algae of the genus Porphyra comprising purple gelatinous seaweeds that are dried and pressed and are important as food in Japan

called also laver, nori

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First Known Use of amanori

1894, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amanori

Japanese

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“Amanori.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amanori. Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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