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also won ton  (wŏn′tŏn′)
A noodle-dough dumpling filled typically with spiced minced pork or other ground meat, usually boiled in soup or fried and eaten as a side dish.

[Cantonese wan4 tan1, from Middle Chinese xɦuntɦun (also the source of Mandarin húntún).]
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Noun1.wonton - a Chinese dumpling filled with spiced minced pork; usually served in soup
dumpling, dumplings - small balls or strips of boiled or steamed dough
2.wonton - a soup with won ton dumplingswonton - a soup with won ton dumplings  
soup - liquid food especially of meat or fish or vegetable stock often containing pieces of solid food
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Wan Tan of the University of British Columbia and St.
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[6 `synonyms': (1) passes water, (2-3) drunk, passes solids, passes out (Weaves, heaves, "leaves".), (4) passes the time, (5) passes up other pursuits, (6) ODs] wan tan [Antonym for whites, synonym for blacks!] wasted wanted [Identity ("Waste not, want not.") v.