from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A very pungent green Japanese condiment made from the root of the herb Eutrema wasabi.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A pungent green Japanese condiment made from the plant Wasabia japonica.
- n. An imitation of this condiment made from horseradish with green dye.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A plant of the mustard family, Alliaria wasabi, cultivated in Japan for its roots, which taste like horse-radish. The grated root is served with the raw fish which forms such a prominent part of a Japanese meal.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the thick green root of the wasabi plant that the Japanese use in cooking and that tastes like strong horseradish; in powder or paste form it is often eaten with raw fish
- n. a Japanese plant of the family Cruciferae with a thick green root
Japanese.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Japanese 山葵 (わさび, wasabi). (Wiktionary)