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Definition of "yuzu" []

  • A citrus fruit about the size of a golf ball, a hybrid of a primitive citrus called Ichang papeda and a mandarin, which grows on tall trees in Japan and has a strong sour flavour. Its rind and juice are a popular ingredient in Japanese cookery (noun)
  • A citrus fruit originating in East Asia, Citrus ichangensis x Citrus reticulata var. austera. (noun)

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Use "yuzu" in a sentence
  • "We began with an appetizer of tuna marinated in yuzu juice, over Chinese mustard greens."
  • "The first herb blogger this week started early, with a fascinating post about a Japanese fruit called yuzu, a citrus fruit which is one of the main flavors in Ponzu Sauce."
  • "The Japanese eventually invented one using a fruit called a yuzu, which was also popular for dropping into hot baths to ward off colds."