Szechuan

adjective
Szech·​uan | \ ˈsech-ˌwän How to pronounce Szechuan (audio) , ˈsesh- How to pronounce Szechuan (audio) \
variants: or less commonly \ ˈsēch-​ˈwän How to pronounce Sichuan (audio) \ or Szechwan \ ˈsech-​ˌwän How to pronounce Szechwan (audio) , ˈsesh-​ \

Definition of Szechuan

: of, relating to, or being a style of Chinese cooking that is spicy, oily, and especially peppery

First Known Use of Szechuan

1956, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Szechuan

Sichuan, Szechuan, Szechwan, province in China

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“Szechuan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Szechuan. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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