a food paste made of soybeans, salt, and, usually, fermented grain, used esp. in Japanese cooking
Origin of misoJapanese
hatred of: misogyny
Origin of miso-Classical Greek miso- ; from misein, to hate
A thick fermented paste made of cooked soybeans, salt, and often rice or barley, and used especially in making soups and sauces.
Origin of misoJapanese.
Origin of miso-Greek mīso-, from mīsein, to hate, and mīsos, hatred.
(usually uncountable, plural misos)
- Forming compound words having the sense of "hatred", "dislike of".
Combining form of Ancient Greek Î¼Î¹ÏƒÎÏ‰ (miseÅ, “to hate"), Î¼á¿–ÏƒÎ¿Ï‚ (misos, “hatred").