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spring roll

n.
A cylindrical casing of rice paper or very thin dough that is filled with minced vegetables and often bits of meat or seafood and may be served fresh or fried.

[Translation of Chinese terms such as Mandarin chūn juǎn : chūn, spring (since fried spring rolls have traditionally been served around the Chinese New Year, the beginning of spring in the Chinese lunar calendar ) + juǎn, roll.]

spring roll

n
(Cookery) a Chinese dish consisting of a savoury mixture of vegetables and meat rolled up in a thin pancake and fried

spring′ roll`


n.
an egg roll.
[1965–70; translation of Chinese chūn-juǎn]

spring roll

- Smaller than egg rolls, they traditionally have a lighter, more delicate pastry wrap.
See also related terms for lighter.

spring roll

egg roll
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spring roll - minced vegetables and meat wrapped in a pancake and friedspring roll - minced vegetables and meat wrapped in a pancake and fried
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
Translations

spring roll

ninvoltino primavera involtino fritto farcito di verdure o carne, specialità cinese
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