noun sub·gum \ˈsəb-ˈgəm\

Definition of subgum

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

Origin and Etymology of subgum

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

First Known Use: 1902

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