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By analogy from 坂田金平, a puppet show character of the early Edo Period known for his strength, stubbornness, and valor, due to the strength and stubbornness of burdock, traditionally the main ingredient in kinpira.
金平 (hiragana きんぴら, romaji kinpira)
- a Japanese dish that involves sauteing and simmering root vegetables such as carrot, burdock root, and/or lotus root