まくうちべんとう 内弁当
1. box lunch (containing rice and 10-15 small portions of fish, meat, and vegetables)
Wikipedia definition
2. Makunouchiis a popular type of Japanese bento which consists of fish, meat, pickles, eggs and vegetables along with rice and an umeboshi. There are also other kinds such as a chestnut-rice, sweetfish sushi and meat-and-rice-casserole forms. The word makuno-uchi bentō ("between-act bento"), dates back to the Edo Period (1603 to 1867), when they were served during the intermissions (幕間) of Noh and Kabuki theater performances.
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