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[mass noun] A relatively tasteless and odourless paste made from minced fish, used especially to produce imitation crabmeat and lobster meat:‘Americans now eat more than 130 million pounds of surimi a year’
- ‘The second market is South Korea, where, in the 1970s, firms began producing surimi as a substitute for raw fish in domestic products, such as fried fish cakes and fish sausage.’
Japanese, literally minced flesh.
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