shiro miso

noun
shi·​ro miso | \ˈshir-(ˌ)ō- \

Definition of shiro miso 

: miso that is white or whitish in color and is characterized by a mild,sweet flavor Using a mortar and pestle, blend together the shiro miso, sesame seeds, sugar and soy sauce.— Linda Furiya, San Francisco Chronicle, 17 May 2000

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1889, in the meaning defined above

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