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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]
(Historical Terms) the imperial dynasty of China from about 1126 to 255 bc
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a dynasty in China, 1122?–256? b.c., marked by the emergence of Confucianism and Taoism.
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|Noun||1.||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 cabbage |
cruciferous vegetable - a vegetable of the mustard family: especially mustard greens; various cabbages; broccoli; cauliflower; brussels sprouts
Chinese celery, celery cabbage, Chinese cabbage - elongated head of crisp celery-like stalks and light green leaves
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
|3.||chou - puff filled with cream or custard|
puff - a light inflated pastry or puff shell
eclair - oblong cream puff
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