yu·​zu | \ ˈyü-(ˌ)zü How to pronounce yuzu (audio) \

Definition of yuzu

: a green or yellow aromatic citrus fruit whose acidic rind and juice are often used in Japanese cuisine

Examples of yuzu in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Saporro lager mixed with sugar and the Japanese citrus yuzu -- at home. Look for Ping to appear on third-party delivery apps including Caviar, DoorDash, Uber Eats and Postmates starting Thursday, Dec. 17. Michael Russell, oregonlive, "Ping reborn: Pok Pok’s beloved izakaya spin-off returns today," 17 Dec. 2020 This set of bath bombs, available in all 12 signs, is scented with notes of yuzu, clementine and santal. Naveen Kumar, CNN Underscored, "19 gifts for the astrology-obsessed person in your life," 10 Dec. 2020 Available in three scents — French lavender, sugared yuzu with grapefruit or kiwi cucumber — via Alabama Goods. Mary Colurso | Mcolurso@al.com, al, "Holiday gift guide 2020: 12 gifts shaped like the state of Alabama," 5 Dec. 2020 The British company just launched online and in stores in select U.S. cities with three flavors—yuzu, hibiscus and rose, and cucumber. Mackenzie Fegan, Bon Appétit, "When You Want Something More Than a Seltzer But Less Than a Soda," 16 Oct. 2020 Spicy linzer tea cookies are great for adding a bit of sweetness and a rush of spiciness from yuzu after having warming holiday drinks. Saveur Editors, Saveur, "50 Old-School Cookie Recipes You Can’t Beat," 5 Dec. 2016 Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with treats like lychee seltzer, yuzu bon bons, garam masala artisanal spices and Himalayan tea — all from independent Asian American producers. NBC News, "Order these delicious artisanal Asian snacks for summer," 18 May 2020 But his pick is an unusual one: A native lobster slider with yuzu aioli and pickled shallot. Richard Vines, Bloomberg.com, "The World’s Best Burgers as Picked by Stars of Gastronomy," 11 Feb. 2020 Local chef José Pereira combines Azorean ingredients with Japanese techniques: wild line-caught bluefin tuna sashimi and creamy local limpets served with yuzu soy. Trish Lorenz, Condé Nast Traveler, "Portugal's Azores Islands Are Still a Wild Paradise," 7 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of yuzu

1977, in the meaning defined above

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20 Dec 2020

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“Yuzu.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yuzu. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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