Definitions for kimchiˈkɪm tʃi

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kim•chiˈkɪm tʃi(n.)

or kim•chee

  1. a spicy Korean dish of pickled or fermented cabbage, onions, and seasonings.

    Category: Cooking

Origin of kimchi:

1895–1900; < Korean


  1. kimchi(Noun)

    A Korean dish made of vegetables, such as cabbage or radishes, that are salted, seasoned, and stored in sealed containers to undergo lactic acid fermentation.

  2. kimchi(Noun)

    A Korean person.

  3. Origin: From 김치 (gimchi)


  1. Kimchi

    Kimchi, also spelled kimchee or gimchi, is a traditional fermented Korean side dish made of vegetables with a variety of seasonings. In traditional preparation Kimchi was often allowed to ferment underground in jars for months at a time. It is Korea's national dish, and there are hundreds of varieties made with a main vegetable ingredient such as napa cabbage, radish, scallion, or cucumber. Kimchi is also a main ingredient for many Korean dishes such as kimchi stew, kimchi pancake, kimchi soup, and kimchi fried rice.

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