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

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

circa 1977, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of enokidake was circa 1977

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Cite this Entry

“Enokidake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enokidake. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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