enokidake

noun
eno·​ki·​da·​ke | \ e-ˌnō-kē-ˈdä-kē How to pronounce enokidake (audio) \
variants: or enokitake or enokidake mushroom or enokitake mushroom

Definition of enokidake

: enoki mushroom enokidake, tiny pin-shaped Japanese mushrooms good for garnishing soups and salads …— Claire Hopley

First Known Use of enokidake

circa 1977, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for enokidake

Japanese enokitake, from enoki Chinese hackberry (Celtis sinensis) + take mushroom

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“Enokidake.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enokidake. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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