chow mein

noun \ ˈchau̇-ˈmān \

Definition of chow mein

: a seasoned stew of shredded or diced meat, mushrooms, and vegetables that is usually served with fried noodles

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Origin and Etymology of chow mein

Chinese (Guangdong) cháau-mihn fried noodles


CHOW MEIN Defined for English Language Learners

chow mein

noun

Definition of chow mein for English Language Learners

  • : a combination of meat, mushrooms, and vegetables with fried noodles that is served in Chinese restaurants in the U.S.


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