Definitions for daikonˈdaɪ kən, -kɒn
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dai•konˈdaɪ kən, -kɒn(n.)
a large, elongated, white winter radish, Raphanus sativus longipinnatus, used esp. in Japanese cooking.
Origin of daikon:
1890–95; < Japn < MChin, = Chin dà big +gēn root
radish, daikon, Japanese radish, Raphanus sativus longipinnatus(noun)
radish of Japan with a long hard durable root eaten raw or cooked
A white, large cultivar of radish, Raphanus sativus var. longipinnatus, used in the cuisines of Japan, China, and Korea.
Origin: From 大根 daikon.
Daikon, mooli, or white radish is a mild-flavoured, very large, white East Asian radish with a wide variety of culinary uses. Despite often being associated with Japan, it was originally cultivated in continental Asia.
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