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片栗粉

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 6 Jinmeiyō Grade: 4

EtymologyEdit

Originally produced from the 片栗 (かたくり, katakuri, katakuri lily) (Erythronium japonicum), hence the term, it in now largely produced from potatoes, as these are much cheaper, but the term is retained.

NounEdit

片栗粉 (hiragana かたくりこ, rōmaji katakuriko)

  1. (cooking) potato starch