Definition of umeboshi in English:

umeboshi

Pronunciation /ˌo͞oməˈbōSHē/ /ˌuməˈboʊʃi/

nounumeboshi

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

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

Origin

Japanese, literally ‘dried ume fruit’.