soba(redirected from Soba (noodle))
A kind of Japanese noodle made with buckwheat flour.
[Japanese, buckwheat, buckwheat noodle, short for earlier sobamugi : soba, edge (in reference to three-cornered shape of the buckwheat seed) + mugi, barley.]
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(Cookery) (in Japanese cookery) noodles made from buckwheat flour
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