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Noun, Suru verb
1. die cutting; cutting with a cutter; shaping with a mold
Noun
2. cookie cutterUsually written using kana alone
Wikipedia definition
3. Katanuki, lit. diecutting in English is a Japanese festival activity in which a colored mold of candy made of wheat flour, starch, or sugar, is carved using a needle or toothpick in the shape of an animal, star, a cherry blossom (桜) etc. Those who are able to skillfully carve the mold receive a prize.
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カタヌキ

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