jiaozi

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See also: jiàozi and jiǎozi

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Etymology[edit]

From Mandarin 餃子饺子 (jiǎozi)

Noun[edit]

jiaozi

jiaozi (plural jiaozi)

  1. A Chinese crescent-shaped dumpling filled with a minced stuffing and steamed, boiled or fried; the Chinese equivalent of the Japanese gyoza. Jiaozi was introduced into Japan where it is popularized as gyoza.
    I like to eat jiaozi as well as xiaolongbao.

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  • OED 2006