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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wah-suh-bee]
    • /ˈwɑ sə bi/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wah-suh-bee]
    • /ˈwɑ sə bi/

Definitions of wasabi word

  • noun wasabi an Asian plant, Eutrema wasabi, of the mustard family. 1
  • noun wasabi the pungent, greenish root of this plant, which can be grated and used as a condiment. 1
  • noun wasabi A Japanese plant with a thick green root that tastes like strong horseradish and is used in cooking, especially in powder or paste form as an accompaniment to raw fish. 1
  • noun wasabi a Japanese cruciferous plant, Eutrema Wasabi, cultivated for its thick green pungent root 0
  • noun wasabi the root of this plant, esp in paste or powder form, used as a condiment in Japanese cookery 0
  • noun wasabi an herb (Eutrema wasabi) of the crucifer family, with greenish roots that are grated and used like horseradish in Japanese dishes 0

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wasabi popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 70% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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