Wakame meaning

wä-kämĕ
A brown seaweed (Undaria pinnatifida) native to East Asia and naturalized elsewhere, having a short stipe and pinnately divided blades, and used in Asian cooking.
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A sea vegetable; an edible seaweed.
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Origin of wakame

  • Japanese from Old Japanese (perhaps originally meaning “young, soft seaweed harvested in spring”) possibly waka- young -me seaweed (as in nikime a kind of wakame)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Japanese 若布 (wakame)

    From Wiktionary