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 (gyō′zə, gyô′zä′)
A pocket of dough that is stuffed, as with minced pork or shrimp, and fried, steamed, or boiled.

[Japanese gyōza, from Mandarin jiǎozi : jiǎo, stuffed dumpling (from earlier jiǎo, horn (in reference to its shape), from Middle Chinese kja⋮wk) + -zi, n. suff. (from Middle Chinese tsẓ´, son, child, ultimately from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *tsa; akin to Tibetan tsha, grandchild).]


(Cookery) a Japanese fried dumpling
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