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  • noun A Japanese dish of sliced raw horsemeat.

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Japanese

Examples

  • Always culinarily edgy -- which is good in the sense of open-mindedness but bad in the sense of eating endangered species such as bluefin tuna and whales -- Japan is the country that produces such intriguing ice-cream (aisu) flavors as eel, crab, octopus, wasabi, soy sauce, chicken-wing, fermented soybean (natto aisu), horsemeat (basashi aisu) and ... well, whale.

    Anneli Rufus: Wiggly Coffee Wows Japan

  • Always culinarily edgy -- which is good in the sense of open-mindedness but bad in the sense of eating endangered species such as bluefin tuna and whales -- Japan is the country that produces such intriguing natto aisu), horsemeat (basashi aisu) and ... well, whale.

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