kimchi

noun kim·chi \ ˈkim-chē \
variants: or less commonly kimchee
Updated on: 6 Nov 2017

Definition of kimchi

: a vegetable pickle seasoned with garlic, red pepper, and ginger that is the national dish of Korea

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Origin and Etymology of kimchi

Korean kimch'i


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