Konjak

Konjac, Amorphophallus, Stanley s Wasserwanne, Gelee

Amorphophallus konjac

Konjac-Schwamm

Synonyme:
Teufel's Zunge, Glucomannan
Konjac (Wiktionary)

English

Alternative forms

  • konjak
  • konjaku
  • konnyaku

Etymology

From an Asian language; compare Japanese 蒟蒻, 菎蒻 (konnyaku), Korean 곤약 (gonyak). This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈkoʊn.jæk/
  • Homophone: cognac

Noun

konjac (usually uncountable, plural konjacs)

  1. A foul-smelling plant grown in Asia, Amorphophallus konjac.
  2. A (range of) food product(s) made from the plant, including a
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