American chop suey

noun

US, chiefly New England
: a dish of elbow macaroni, ground beef, and tomatoes or tomato sauce typically with chopped onions and green peppers

Word History

First Known Use

1902, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of American chop suey was in 1902

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“American chop suey.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/American%20chop%20suey. Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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