Definition of umami noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

umami

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//uːˈmɑːmi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//uːˈmɑːmi//
 
[uncountable] Taste of food
 
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a taste found in some foods that is neither sweet, sour, bitter nor salty Tomatoes have lots of umami. Umami is the savoury taste known as the ‘fifth taste’. See related entries: Taste of food
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: umami