chop suey

chop su·ey

noun \ˌchäp-ˈsü-ē\

: a combination of vegetables and meat or fish that is served with rice

plural chop sueys

Full Definition of CHOP SUEY

:  a dish prepared chiefly from bean sprouts, bamboo shoots, water chestnuts, onions, mushrooms, and meat or fish and served with rice and soy sauce

Origin of CHOP SUEY

Chinese (Guangdong) jaahp-seui odds and ends, from jaahp miscellaneous + seui bits
First Known Use: 1888


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