Definition of wakame in English:

wakame

noun

  • An edible brown seaweed used, typically in dried form, in Chinese and Japanese cooking.

    • ‘Garnish with additional wakame and drizzle lightly with the olive oil.’
    • ‘Delightful as incredibly fresh hijiki and wakame can be when sparked by sour cherries, the rush won't begin until your first chew.’
    • ‘A dish called the Tidal Pool has a subtly tinged grace of oysters, urchin, wakame, and wood-ear mushroom, but its ethereal subtlety matches nothing on the menu.’
    • ‘Brush plate with Chinese chili paste and make a fine line of wakame.’
    • ‘Add the wakame, red tosaka, clam and cockle meat, yuzu skin, and scallions and warm through.’

Origin

Japanese.

Pronunciation

wakame

/wäˈkämā/