lo mein

noun \ ˈlō-ˈmān , ˌlō- \

Definition of lo mein

:a Chinese dish consisting of sliced vegetables, soft noodles, and usually meat or shrimp in bite-size pieces stir-fried in a seasoned sauce

Origin and Etymology of lo mein

Chinese (Guangdong) lòu-mihn stirred noodles


LO MEIN Defined for English Language Learners

lo mein

noun

Definition of lo mein for English Language Learners

  • : a combination of soft noodles, vegetables, and usually meat or shrimp that is served in Chinese restaurants in the U.S.


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