shiro miso

noun

shi·​ro miso ˈshir-(ˌ)ō- How to pronounce shiro miso (audio)
: 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

Word History

First Known Use

1889, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of shiro miso was in 1889

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“Shiro miso.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shiro%20miso. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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