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wok

 (wŏk)
n.
A metal pan shaped like a shallow bowl, used especially for frying and steaming in Asian cooking.

[Cantonese wok6, from Middle Chinese xɦuak (also the source of Mandarin huò).]

wok

(wɒk)
n
(Cookery) a large metal Chinese cooking pot having a curved base like a bowl and traditionally with a wooden handle
[from Chinese (Cantonese)]

wok

(wɒk)

n.
a large bowl-shaped cooking pan used for stir-frying, steaming, etc.
[1950–55; < dial. Chinese (Guangdong) wohk pan = Chinese huo]

wok

- Derives from a Cantonese word meaning "pan."
See also related terms for pan.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wok - pan with a convex bottomwok - pan with a convex bottom; used for frying in Chinese cooking
cooking pan, pan - cooking utensil consisting of a wide metal vessel
Translations
中華鍋

wok

[ˈwɒk] nwok m

wok

n (Cook) → Wok m

wok

[wɒk] nwok m inv padella concava usata nella cucina cinese
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