egg foo yong

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noun \ˈeg-ˈfü-ˈyəŋ, ˈāg-\

Definition of egg foo yong

  1. :  a fried egg patty containing vegetables (as bean sprouts) and sometimes meat

Variants of egg foo yong

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egg foo young

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egg foo yung

Origin and Etymology of egg foo yong

Chinese (Guangdong) fùh yùhng egg white, egg-coated ingredients, literally, a kind of hibiscus


First Known Use: 1917

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