Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A Japanese noodle made with buckwheat flour.

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  • noun A Japanese buckwheat noodle

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Japanese, buckwheat, buckwheat noodle, short for earlier sobamugi : soba, edge (in reference to three-cornered shape of the buckwheat seed) + mugi, barley.]

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