lo mein


lo mein

noun \ˈlō-ˈmān, ˌlō-\

: a combination of soft noodles, vegetables, and usually meat or shrimp that is served in Chinese restaurants in the U.S.

Full Definition of LO MEIN

:  a Chinese dish consisting of sliced vegetables, soft noodles, and usually meat or shrimp in bite-size pieces stir-fried in a seasoned sauce

Origin of LO MEIN

Chinese (Guangdong) lòu-mihn stirred noodles
First Known Use: 1970

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