Definition of surimi in English:

surimi

noun

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.’

Origin

Japanese, literally ‘minced flesh’.

Pronunciation

surimi

/sʊˈriːmi/