from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A white radish (Raphanus sativus var. longipinnatus) of Japan, having a long root that is eaten raw, pickled, or cooked. Also called Chinese radish, Japanese radish, Oriental radish.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A white, large cultivar of radish, Raphanus sativus var. longipinnatus, used in the cuisines of Japan, China, and Korea.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a radish of Japan (Raphanus sativus longipinnatus) with a long hard durable root eaten raw or cooked.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A large variety of radish, Raphanus sativus, one of the most important root-crops cultivated in Japan. It is eaten raw or boiled, and when pickled forms the chief relish of the people.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. radish of Japan with a long hard durable root eaten raw or cooked
Japanese : dai, big (from Middle Chinese daj, thaj) + kon, root (from Middle Chinese kən).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Japanese 大根 daikon. (Wiktionary)