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monosodium glutamate

noun [U] uk   /ˌmɒn.əˌsəʊ.di.əmˈɡluː.tə.meɪt/ us    /ˌmɑː.nəˌsoʊ.di.əmˈɡluː.t̬ə-/ ( abbreviation MSG)
a chemical that is sometimes added to food to improve the taste
Translations of “monosodium glutamate”
in Chinese (Traditional) 麩胺酸鈉,味精,味素…
in Chinese (Simplified) 谷氨酸单钠盐,味精…
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