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EtymologyEdit

From Japanese 旨味, うまみ (umami), which describes the quality of a pleasant, savory taste.

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umami (uncountable)

  1. One of the five basic tastes, the savory taste of foods such as seaweed, cured fish, aged cheeses and meats.

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umami

  1. Rōmaji transcription of うまみ

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NounEdit

umami m (uncountable)

  1. umami