chowchow

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noun chow·chow \ˈchau̇-ˌchau̇\

Definition of chowchow

  1. 1 :  a Chinese preserve of ginger, fruits, and peels in heavy syrup

  2. 2 :  a relish of chopped mixed pickles in mustard sauce

Origin and Etymology of chowchow

Chinese Pidgin English chowchow food


First Known Use: 1850

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