Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A type of sushi. Specifically fresh-water eel.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Japanese name of the common eel, Anguilla japonica, of the family Anguillidæ, found in the waters of Japan.

Etymologies

From Japanese (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I love this post, although I am disappointed to learn that unagi is on the list.

    Menu For Hope 6

  • And I had sushi once or twice - unagi is cooked, so that's safe, as is a spider crab roll.

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  • One home design is called unagi as in "eel" that works on long but narrow strips of land.

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  • They can still eat unagi if they want, just not at my restaurant.

    An Interview with Casson Trenor

  • So these two rolls were conceived as a sustainable way to mimic the dark, sultry, sweet unagi experience that the American palate has fallen in love with.

    Menu For Hope 6

  • I make up a nice unagi sauce and then baste it onto a piece of white, semi-firm to firm fish (catfish works) and then grill it.

    Menu For Hope 6

  • I like to use unagi in my sushi because I can buy it frozen and it is already cooked through.

    Menu For Hope 6

  • I mean, if they want unagi they can go down the street, no problem.

    An Interview with Casson Trenor

  • Not once did I find myself pining for bluefin tuna, or hamachi, or unagi, or any of the less sustainable sushi that you would normally find at a sushi restaurant.

    Menu For Hope 6

  • And a sustainable replacement for unagi. on Fridgg. com says:

    An Interview with Casson Trenor

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