spring roll


Definition of spring roll 

: egg roll also : any of various similar appetizers especially in Asian cuisine

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Insider tip: Thai Street Food will satisfy your cravings for pad Thai ($10.25), spring rolls ($6.20) and tangy curry plates ($10.25). Rosemary Mcclure, latimes.com, "In Kauai, where to eat for cheap: 20 places to chow down for $20," 15 Apr. 2018 In the afternoon and into the night, The Vintage rolls out small plates such as spring rolls, meatballs, flatbreads, pretzel bites and boudin balls. Todd A. Price, NOLA.com, "The Vintage on Magazine Street aims to satisfy from morning to night: Opening alert," 14 May 2018 The shrimp shumai revealed subtle flavor, as did a pair of light, crispy spring rolls. Tim Smith, baltimoresun.com, "Miku Sushi and Steakhouse a pleasant haven in Cockeysville," 12 July 2018 So say goodbye to the char sui, spring rolls and shrimp toast featured at Duck Duck Togo (the window’s soon-to-change name). Phil Vettel, chicagotribune.com, "Stephanie Izard will explore Taiwanese street food with new walk-up window, Baobing," 11 June 2018 Sushi and appetizers such as tuna poke, crab spring rolls and dumplings will also be available. Lauren Delgado, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Universal Orlando's Aventura Hotel will include food hall inspired Urban Pantry," 29 June 2018 Nothing too complicated—the computer didn’t try to order the lemongrass pork chop and a couple of crispy spring rolls to go. Aaron Pressman, Fortune, "Data Sheet—Google's Duplex AI Proves Its Powers and Limitations," 28 June 2018 But every time spring rolled around, the ducks would vanish. John Kelly, Washington Post, "Duck, duck, geese: It’s the time of year when waterways are full of water birds," 26 June 2018 By the time spring rolled around, the title was a formality. Joshua Robinson, WSJ, "Manchester City: The Greatest Team in Premier League History?," 14 May 2018

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1927, in the meaning defined above

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