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Sanshō may refer to:

  • Sanshō (sumo) (Japanese: 三賞), three special prizes awarded at official sumo tournaments
  • Sanshō (spice) (Japanese: 山椒), name of a plant, Zanthoxylum piperitum, used as "Japanese pepper"
  • Sansho the Bailiff (Japanese: 山椒大夫, translit. Sanshō Dayū), a 1954 film directed by Kenji Mizoguchi

People with the given name Sanshō include:

See also[edit]

  • Acmella oleracea, species of flowering herb sometimes called "Sanshō buttons"
  • Sichuan pepper, Zanthoxylum bungeanum, not to be confused with the Japanese spice sanshō
  • Sanshou, Chinese self-defense system and combat sport