Translation of "umami" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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umaminoun [ U ]

uk /uːˈmɑː.mi/ us /uːˈmɑː.mi/

a strong taste that is not sweet, sour, salty, or bitter and that is often referred to as "the fifth taste"

The paste is based on the fifth taste, umami, which is the intensely savoury taste imparted by glutamates that occur naturally in many foods such as meat, fish, and vegetables.

(Translation of “umami” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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