Definition of umeboshi in English:

umeboshi

Pronunciation /uːməˈbɒʃi//uːməˈbəʊʃi/

noun

  • (in Japanese cuisine) a pickled ume fruit, having a distinctive sour and salty flavour.

    ‘I left Japan in 2006 but still find myself occasionally craving a few umeboshi’

Origin

Japanese, literally ‘dried ume fruit’.

Pronunciation

umeboshi

/uːməˈbɒʃi//uːməˈbəʊʃi/