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hijiki

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hijiki (uncountable)

  1. Sargassum fusiforme, a brown seaweed used in Japanese cuisine.
    • 2007 August 28, C. Claiborne Ray, “Suspect Seaweed”, New York Times:
      A. Hijiki, the branched seaweed frequently used in small amounts in salads and garnishes, and other kinds of seaweed do contain more arsenic than other foods, but no arsenic-related health problems have been traced to hijiki in the United States.

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hijiki

  1. rōmaji reading of ひじき