chow mein

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English[edit]

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Chow mein

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Taishanese 炒麵炒面 (cau2 men5, “stir-fry noodles”).

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Noun[edit]

chow mein ‎(uncountable)

  1. A westernized Chinese dish of stir-fried noodles with vegetables and meat or seafood.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ chow mein”, in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English chow mein, from Taishanese 炒麵炒面 (chǎomiàn, “stir-fry noodles”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

chow mein m ‎(plural chow meins)

  1. chow mein

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

chow mein m (uncountable)

  1. chow mein (westernised Chinese dish of stir-fried noodles with vegetables and meat or seafood)