soba

noun

so·​ba ˈsō-bə How to pronounce soba (audio)
: a Japanese noodle made from buckwheat flour

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The menu will include takoyaki (octopus), chicken bao buns, buckwheat soba noodles and other fast-casual dishes. Phillip Valys, Sun Sentinel, 30 Sep. 2022 The menu will include takoyaki (octopus), chicken bao buns, buckwheat soba noodles and other fast-casual dishes. Phillip Valys, Sun Sentinel, 30 Sep. 2022 The menu will include takoyaki (octopus), chicken bao buns, buckwheat soba noodles and other fast-casual dishes. Phillip Valys, Sun Sentinel, 30 Sep. 2022 Pan-fried or seared shiitake mushrooms maintain their meaty texture in skillet recipes like this shrimp, shiitake and kale one-pot meal or coconut curry with soba noodles. Casey Barber, CNN, 12 Sep. 2022 The menu will include takoyaki (octopus), chicken bao buns, buckwheat soba noodles and other fast-casual dishes. Phillip Valys, Sun Sentinel, 30 Sep. 2022 The name of his ramen restaurant—Japanese Soba Noodles Tsuta—sometimes confuses customers because buckwheat soba noodles are usually distinguished from ramen, or Chinese-style wheat noodles. Miho Inada, WSJ, 30 Sep. 2022 The menu will include takoyaki (octopus), chicken bao buns, buckwheat soba noodles and other fast-casual dishes. Phillip Valys, Sun Sentinel, 15 Sep. 2022 But those looking for sweet potato noodles, soba noodles, or a 5-pack of Indomie Barbecue Chicken Fried Noodles will still leave the store satisfied. Lauren Mcdowell, Chron, 13 Sep. 2022 See More

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Word History

Etymology

Japanese

First Known Use

circa 1896, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of soba was circa 1896

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Cite this Entry

“Soba.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/soba. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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