daikon radish means: Dai large is a Japanese word that translates to kon root. This is a long white tubular, tubular, sweet radish that has a fresh, sweet flavor. Eaten in many Asian cultures. It can be as large as a football, but it is typically 2 to 3 inches wide. You can use it raw as a salad dressing, or shredded to garnish a dish. You can find it in some supermarkets and Oriental markets. (in Cooking Dictionary)