Chinese radish

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Chinese radish

See daikon.


(ˈdaɪ kən, -kɒn)

a large, elongated, white winter radish, Raphanus sativus longipinnatus, used esp. in Japanese cooking.
[1890–95; < Japanese < Middle Chinese, = Chinese big + gēn root]
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