edamame

noun
ed·​a·​ma·​me | \ ˌe-də-ˈmä-mā How to pronounce edamame (audio) \
plural edamame also edamames

Definition of edamame

: immature green soybeans usually in the pod

Examples of edamame in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Start with veggie pot stickers or edamame and then choose from main dishes including seafood hot pot made with vegan shrimp, pumpkin peanut curry or pad Thai. Tirion Morris, azcentral, "10 metro Phoenix restaurants with vegan and vegetarian food and coffee for takeout," 1 Apr. 2020 Add the edamame, rice and snow peas completing the circle. cleveland, "Colorful bowl recipe perfect for Mother’s Day," 8 May 2020 The kit includes edamame, Asian noodle salad, basil chicken and shrimp with jasmine rice, chocolate flourless cake and pineapple mimosas. Serves four people. Audrey Eads, Dallas News, "D-FW restaurants offering takeout, dine-in meals for Mother’s Day," 4 May 2020 Look for dry roasted chickpeas, broad beans and edamame. NBC News, "Staying home due to the coronavirus? Here's what to stock in your fridge and pantry," 12 Mar. 2020 The special menu also includes: Omakase Sushi/Sashimi Set: Seven pieces chef's choice nigiri and sashimi, yellowtail scallion cut roll and edamame ($40). Katherine Fitzgerald, azcentral, "You can get a $160 bento box from Nobu Scottsdale. Here's the restaurant's takeout menu," 22 Apr. 2020 Combine edamame, asparagus, arugula, mint and tarragon in large bowl. Beth Segal, cleveland, "How to nest in place and still have an excellent Easter (recipes)," 10 Apr. 2020 The meal includes a fully cooked, juicy ham, creamy whipped sweet potatoes, and corn and edamame succotash. Katlyn Moncada, Better Homes & Gardens, "These 5 Food Retailers Will Accept Online Orders for Easter Dinner (And They'll Deliver!)," 2 Apr. 2020 The evening of launch, Whitman wound down by having dinner (veggie-burger, cauliflower, edamame, salad) in Sacramento with her husband of 40 years, Dr. Griffith Harsh. Matt Wake | Mwake@al.com, al, "Can this star-studded startup revolutionize video streaming?," 15 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of edamame

1951, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for edamame

Japanese, from eda branch + mame beans

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14 Jun 2020

Cite this Entry

“Edamame.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/edamame. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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