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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).]

won ton

(ˈwɒnˈtɒn) or


1. (Cookery) a dumpling filled with spiced minced pork, usually served in soup
2. (Cookery) soup containing such dumplings
[from Chinese (Cantonese) wan t'an pastry]

won ton

or won•ton

(ˈwɒn ˌtɒn)
1. a Chinese dumpling filled with minced pork and seasonings, usu. boiled and served in soup.
2. a soup containing won tons.
[1930–35; < dial. Chinese (Guangdong) wàhn tān, akin to Chinese húntun dumpling]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.won ton - a Chinese dumpling filled with spiced minced pork; usually served in soup
dumpling, dumplings - small balls or strips of boiled or steamed dough
2.won ton - a soup with won ton dumplingswon ton - 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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pero el no es un tecnocrata neoliberal y del plato a la boca, se cae la sopa won ton.
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The won ton noodles soup was a bit bland but the sesame prawn toast was juicy and the fried seaweed was nice and crisp.