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n, pl choux (ʃuː)
1. (Plants) a type of cabbage
2. a rosette
3. (Cookery) a round cream bun
[C18 (a bun): from French, from Latin caulis cabbage]


(tʃəʊ) or


(Historical Terms) the imperial dynasty of China from about 1126 to 255 bc


or Zhou


a dynasty in China, 1122?–256? b.c., marked by the emergence of Confucianism and Taoism.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Chou - the imperial dynasty of China from 1122 to 221 BC; notable for the rise of Confucianism and Taoism
dynasty - a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
2.Chou - any of various types of cabbagechou - any of various types of cabbage  
cruciferous vegetable - a vegetable of the mustard family: especially mustard greens; various cabbages; broccoli; cauliflower; brussels sprouts
cole, kail, kale - coarse curly-leafed cabbage
Chinese celery, celery cabbage, Chinese cabbage - elongated head of crisp celery-like stalks and light green leaves
bok choi, bok choy - elongated head of dark green leaves on thick white stalks
head cabbage - any of several varieties of cabbage having a large compact globular head; may be steamed or boiled or stir-fried or used raw in coleslaw
Brassica oleracea, cultivated cabbage, cabbage - any of various cultivars of the genus Brassica oleracea grown for their edible leaves or flowers
3.chou - puff filled with cream or custard
puff - a light inflated pastry or puff shell
eclair - oblong cream puff
References in classic literature ?
minister and kinsman of a petty kinglet under the Chou dynasty, whose `Li Sao', literally translated `Falling into Trouble', is partly autobiography and partly imagination.
Likewise, the rise of the Chou dynasty was due to Lu Ya who had served under the Yin.
Notes Nixon biographer Stephen Ambrose, "He knew that when his old friend John Foster Dulles had refused to shake the hand of Chou En-lai in Geneva in 1954, Chou had felt insulted.
Attendees will have the opportunity to converse with Chou in a live Q&A session following the event.
HTC will launch a tablet aimed at disrupting the market as CEO Peter Chou hands over some responsibility to chairwoman Cher Wang.
Artist Chou Yifan stands beside his clay sculpture which reproduces a battle scene during World War II, ahead of the 82nd anniversary of Japan's invasion of China, at his studio inside a middle school in Xi'An, Shnxi province, on September 16.
HTC CEO Peter Chou and China Mobile Communications Corp.
Two of their success stories in 2012 were Chou Chou, a nervous young dog who came into our care with a badly injured foot, and of course, the lovely Asha, a whippet pup born with Hydrocephalus who was going to be put to sleep.
London, Nov 21 ( ANI ): HTC's chief executive Peter Chou has denied media reports that Apple takes 6-8 dollars per Android phone HTC sells.
Taiwan: "War criminal" is not the first expression that comes to mind when seeing white-haired Chou Ching-feng in his living room in Taiwan, sipping tea with his daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren.
33 billion) in production value by 2016, said Eric Chou, chairman of the Taiwan Automation Intelligence and Robotics Association (TAIROA).
One evening, Chou headed home from the forest with a load of wood for his mother.