chinois

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English[edit]

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A chinois

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French chinois

Noun[edit]

chinois (plural chinoises)

  1. (cooking) A fine-meshed conical strainer
    • 2007, February 21, Recipe: Maple Crema[1]:
      Strain through a chinois or fine-meshed sieve to remove any lumps of yolk.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Chine (China) +‎ -ois (-ese)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃi.nwa/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

chinois m (uncountable)

  1. Chinese (language)
  2. Greek (something difficult to understand)

Adjective[edit]

chinois (feminine singular chinoise, masculine plural chinois, feminine plural chinoises)

  1. Chinese (relating to China)

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