aji-no-moto

Pronunciation: [ah-JEE-noh-MOH-toh]

The Japanese name for mono-sodium glutamate (MSG).

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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