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kung pao

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adjective \ˈkəŋ-ˈpau̇, ˈküŋ-, ˈku̇ŋ-\

Definition of kung pao

  1. :  being stir-fried or sometimes deep-fried and served in a spicy hot sauce usually with peanuts <kung pao chicken>



Origin of kung pao

Chinese (Beijing) gōng bǎo, literally, palace guardian


First Known Use: 1976


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