Meaning of umeboshi in English:

umeboshi

nounplural noun umeboshi

  • (in Japanese cuisine) a pickled ume fruit, having a distinctive sour and salty flavour.

    • ‘I left Japan in 2006 but still find myself occasionally craving a few umeboshi’

Pronunciation

umeboshi

/uːməˈbɒʃi/ /uːməˈbəʊʃi/

Origin

Japanese, literally ‘dried ume fruit’.