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won·tonalso 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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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]
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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]
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|Noun||1.||won ton - a Chinese dumpling filled with spiced minced pork; usually served in soup|
|2.||won 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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