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Definitions for daikon
ˈdaɪ kən, -kɒndaikon

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  1. radish, daikon, Japanese radish, Raphanus sativus longipinnatusnoun

    radish of Japan with a long hard durable root eaten raw or cooked


  1. daikonnoun

    A white, large cultivar of radish, Raphanus sativus var. longipinnatus, used in the cuisines of Japan, China, and Korea.

  2. Etymology: From 大根 daikon.


  1. Daikon

    Daikon or mooli, Raphanus sativus var. longipinnatus, is a mild-flavored winter radish usually characterized by fast-growing leaves and a long, white, napiform root. Originally native to continental East Asia, daikon is harvested and consumed throughout the region, as well as in South Asia, and is available internationally. In some locations, daikon is planted for its ability to break up compacted soils and recover nutrients but is not harvested.


  1. daikon

    Daikon is a type of radish native to Asia, particularly popular in Japanese cuisine. It has a crisp texture and a mild flavor compared to other radishes. Daikon is often pickled, stir-fried, or used in soups and stews. It is characterized by its large size and long, white appearance. The term "daikon" is derived from the Japanese words "dai" (large) and "kon" (root).


  1. 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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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of daikon in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of daikon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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