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ˈmi soʊmis·o

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  1. misonoun

    a thick paste made from fermented soybeans and barley or rice malt; used in Japanese cooking to make soups or sauces


  1. misonoun

    a thick paste made by fermentation of soybeans; used in making soups and sauces

    Etymology: 味噌


  1. Miso

    Miso is a traditional Japanese seasoning produced by fermenting rice, barley, and/or soybeans with salt and the fungus kōjikin, the most typical miso being made with soy. The result is a thick paste used for sauces and spreads, pickling vegetables or meats, and mixing with dashi soup stock to serve as miso soup called misoshiru, a Japanese culinary staple. High in protein and rich in vitamins and minerals, miso played an important nutritional role in feudal Japan. Miso is still widely used in Japan, both in traditional and modern cooking, and has been gaining world-wide interest. Miso is typically salty, but its flavor and aroma depend on various factors in the ingredients and fermentation process. There is a wide variety of miso available. Different varieties of miso have been described as salty, sweet, earthy, fruity, and savory. The traditional Chinese analogue of miso is known as dòujiàng.


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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of miso in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of miso in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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    used of men; markedly masculine in appearance or manner
    • A. occlusive
    • B. ultimo
    • C. butch
    • D. aculeate

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