Meaning of CHOW MEIN in English


(ˈ)chau̇ˈmān noun

( plural chow meins )

Etymology: Chinese (Pekingese) ch'ao 3 mien 4 , from ch'ao 3 to fry + mein 4 flour, dough, vermicelli

1. : fried noodles

2. : a thick stew of shredded or finely diced meat, mushrooms, vegetables, and seasonings that is served with fried noodles

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