spring roll


Definition of spring roll

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

Examples of spring roll in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Vietnamese goi cuon is reimagined from spring roll to a summery cold salad of rice noodles, shredded cabbage, carrots, cucumber, basil, shrimp and sprouts, with a peanut dressing. Ligaya Figueras, ajc, 3 June 2019 Your choice of entree, soup, salad and spring roll special is available from 11:30 a.m. to 3 pm. Cheryl V. Jackson, The Indianapolis Star, 12 Aug. 2021 This also meant that Kyle’s family hightailed it to the desert and Dorit had to stay away from her kids and was probably glad to escape the greasy spring roll fingers of her husband PK, a Kangol hat someone fished out of a porta-potty. Brian Moylan, Vulture, 14 July 2021 The trick — or, maybe more aptly, the holy grail, the fountain of youth, Atlantis and cold fusion, stuffed into a spring roll — is to recognize now what won’t dissipate later. Washington Post, 28 June 2021 Bola-bola, the Filipino catch-all term for meatballs, are sort of like lumpia without the spring roll wrapper. Arlyn Osborne, Bon Appétit, 25 May 2021 Outward appearances suggest nothing more than a standard-issue fresh spring roll, with lettuce, carrots, rice vermicelli and whole basil leaves visible through the rice paper wrapper. Rick Nelson, Star Tribune, 9 Apr. 2021 There’s a cocktail lounge, spring roll bar, and traditional items like Pho, Green Papaya Salad, and egg rolls. Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, 1 Mar. 2021 One spring roll example is The Donut Shop, so named because LaVui was once a doughnut shop. Sarah Blaskovich, Dallas News, 27 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of spring roll

1927, in the meaning defined above

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24 Nov 2021

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“Spring roll.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spring%20roll. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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