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umami

noun [U] uk   us   /uːˈmɑː.mi/
a strong, salty taste that is found in foods such as cheese, fish, or mushrooms: Vegetables develop umami as they ripen.
Translations of “umami”
in Chinese (Traditional) (像起司和蘑菇等食物的)美味, 鮮味…
in Chinese (Simplified) (像奶酪和蘑菇等食物的)美味, 鲜味…
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