foo yong

noun

ˈfüˈyȯŋ,
-ˈyəŋ
plural -s
: a Chinese omelet made with bean sprouts, green pepper, and onion and fried in deep fat

Word History

Etymology

Chinese (Pekingese) fu2 yung2, literally, hibiscus

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“Foo yong.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/foo%20yong. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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