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wok

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

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

(wɒk)

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

- Derives from a Cantonese word meaning "pan."
See also related terms for pan.
Farlex Trivia Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
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
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Translations
中華鍋

wok

[ˈwɒk] nwok m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

wok

n (Cook) → Wok m
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wok

[wɒk] nwok m inv padella concava usata nella cucina cinese
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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