- pl. -·me· a type of green soybean that is boiled and salted in the pod and eaten as a snack or appetizer
- this snack or appetizer
Origin of edamameJpn, literally , beans on a branch: the pods are sometimes served still attached to the branch
Fresh green soybeans, typically prepared by boiling in salted water.
Origin of edamameJapanese : eda, twig, branch + mame, bean.