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mizuna

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EnglishEdit

 
Pasta and salmon topped with mizuna

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Japanese 水菜.

NounEdit

mizuna (usually uncountable, plural mizunas)

  1. One of several tangy green vegetables used in Japanese cuisine, usually Brassica rapa var. nipposinica
    • 2007 June 20, Florence Fabricant, “From a Japanese Chef, Chinese, but Not Takeout”, in New York Times[1]:
      His cold sesame chicken seasoned with chili is finely shredded and served in carefully wrought clusters around a salad of mizuna.

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