from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Soy sauce made without wheat.

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  • n. A type of soy sauce made without wheat, having a rich flavor.


(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Japanese tamari (Wiktionary)



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  • a type of Japanese soy sauce

    Tamari (�?��?�り)
    Produced mainly in the Chūbu region of Japan, tamari is darker in appearance and richer in flavour than koikuchi. It contains little or no wheat; wheat-free tamari is popular among people eating a wheat free diet. It is the "original" Japanese soy sauce, as its recipe is closest to the soy sauce originally introduced to Japan from China. Technically, this variety is known as miso-damari (味噌溜り), as this is the liquid that runs off miso as it matures.


    March 12, 2008