chow mein


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chow mein

 (chou′ mān′)
n.
A dish consisting of stewed vegetables, often with chopped meat or shrimp, served over fried noodles.

[From a Chinese dialectal form akin to Cantonese caau2 min6 (equivalent to Mandarin chǎomián) : caau2, to stir-fry (from Middle Chinese ha⋮w´) + min6, noodles (from Middle Chinese mjian`).]

chow mein

(meɪn)
n
(Cookery) a Chinese-American dish, consisting of mushrooms, meat, shrimps, etc, served with fried noodles
[from Chinese (Cantonese), variant of Mandarin ch'ao mien fried noodles]

chow` mein′

(meɪn)
n.
a Chinese-style dish of steamed or stir-fried vegetables and chicken, shrimp, etc., served with fried noodles.
[1900–05, Amer.; < Chinese chǎo fry + miàn noodles]
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Noun1.chow mein - chop suey served with fried noodleschow mein - chop suey served with fried noodles
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
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