- (noun) A perennial Japanese plant (Aralia cordata) having bipinnately compound leaves and young shoots that are cooked and eaten as a vegetable.
- (noun) a stout araliaceous perennial plant, Aralia cordata, of Japan and China, having berry-like black fruits and young shoots that are edible when blanched
"That combined with the Hillary & Bill Appalacian bus tour ... to udo the "kitchen sink strategy" ... would give Team Obama a landslide victory in November of 2008."
"I suspect the unidentified stir-fried vegetable is probably Aralia cordata, what the Japanese call “udo” 独活 or “shishi udo”, otherwise known as Japanese Spikenard ."
"Web: www. udo.jp Write to William Westbrook at william. [email protected]"
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