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(Cookery) a substance made from cooked rice or soya that is used to cause fermentation in the production of sake and Japanese foodstuffs such as soy sauce and miso
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(ˈkoʊ dʒi)

n., pl. -jis.
a fungus, Aspergillus oryzae, used to initiate fermentation in making soy sauce.
[< Japanese kōji malt, yeast]
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It's an umami-rich, salty, fermented paste that's traditionally made with soybeans and a grain koji--generally rice koji or barley koji (with the exception of an all-soybean miso).
Japanese Ambassador to Manila Koji Haneda on Tuesday conveyed his greetings to the Filipino people in celebrating the 121st anniversary of the Philippine independence on Wednesday, June 12.
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In an attempt to capture a segment of the growing GCC interior fit-out market, which is valued at approximately $9.4 billion, Covering Concepts will offer KOJI a range of flooring and wall design solutions for both residential and commercial projects.
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Japanese Ambassador Koji Hameda turned over the equipment during a ceremonial rite at the PNP headquarters in Camp Crame, Quezon City.
Veliki interes za pitanja roda i intenzivan razvoj rodnih istrazivanja koji se pojavljuju u posljednjih nekoliko desetljeca 20.
The audience will enjoy watching Koji and his friends in high resolution."
Japanese companies such as Nissan, Hitachi and Komatsu employ thousands of people across the North East, but Japanese ambassador Koji Tsuruoka warned that a bad trade deal with the European Union could force many of these companies to leave the country.
Koji Fukuda, Head of Water Rescue Unit of Rescue 1122 Rashid Hameed, Dr Ali Imam Syed and other senior officers and trainers were present on the occasion.
Koji Yokoyama designed the study; Koji Yokoyama collected and analyzed data; Koji Yokoyama wrote the manuscript.