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  • n. A swift, intense current that flows northeastward off the coasts of China and Japan; part of the North Pacific subtropical gyre.

Etymologies

Japanese. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Nichiren katana kurikata Nihon Katayama kuromaku Niigata, adj. katsu Kuroshio nikko katsuo kuroshio extension nikko fir katsura kuroshio system niku-bori katsura (tree) kuroshiwo ningyoite katsuramono kuruma Nip Katsuwonidae Kurume Nippon kawaguchi, adj.

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