soba

noun
so·​ba | \ ˈsō-bə How to pronounce soba (audio) \

Definition of soba

: a Japanese noodle made from buckwheat flour

Examples of soba in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For lunch, restaurant Itsutsu serves soba and other Japanese dishes. Erin Florio, Condé Nast Traveler, 1 Sep. 2021 Assemble the bowl, dividing soba noodles into servings. Amy Drew Thompson, orlandosentinel.com, 4 Aug. 2021 Cold soba noodles came stuck together in an unappealing, floppy brick. New York Times, 1 Aug. 2021 Bring a large pot of water to a boil and cook the soba noodles according to the package instructions; do not overcook. Washington Post, 16 June 2021 Do not miss Yotam Ottolenghi’s incredible soba noodles with ginger broth and crunchy ginger. New York Times, 19 May 2021 Taste, and season with a little more soy or fish sauce, if needed. Make the pork and noodles: Bring a large pot of water to a boil and cook the soba noodles according to the package instructions; do not overcook. Washington Post, 27 Apr. 2021 The ginger-miso sauced a bowl of soba noodles and leftover veggies. Jane Black, WSJ, 22 Apr. 2021 McQuirter enjoys the contrast between crisp asparagus and soft noodles, especially in a soba salad or pad thai. Washington Post, 15 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of soba

circa 1896, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for soba

Japanese

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Last Updated

12 Sep 2021

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“Soba.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/soba. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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