subgum

noun
sub·​gum | \ ˈsəb-ˈgəm How to pronounce subgum (audio) \

Definition of subgum

: a dish of Chinese origin prepared with a mixture of vegetables (such as peppers, water chestnuts, and mushrooms)

First Known Use of subgum

1902, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for subgum

Chinese (Guangdong) sahp-gám, literally, assorted, mixed

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“Subgum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subgum. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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