A perennial Japanese plant (Aralia cordata) having bipinnately compound leaves and young shoots that are cooked and eaten as a vegetable.(noun)
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Use "udo" in a sentence
"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 ."