Chop sooy
Chop suey Chop su"ey or Chop sooy Chop soo"y . [Chin. (Cantonese) shap sui odds and ends, fr. shap for sap to enter the mouth + sui small bits pounded fine.] A m['e]lange served in Chinese restaurants to be eaten with rice, noodles, etc. It consists typically of bean sprouts, onions, mushrooms, etc., and sliced meats, fried and flavored with sesame oil. [U. S.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Chop suey — Chop su ey or Chop sooy Chop soo y . [Chin. (Cantonese) shap sui odds and ends, fr. shap for sap to enter the mouth + sui small bits pounded fine.] A m[ e]lange served in Chinese restaurants to be eaten with rice, noodles, etc. It consists… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chop suey — /chop sooh ee/ a Chinese style American dish consisting of small pieces of meat, chicken, etc., cooked together with bean sprouts, onions, mushrooms, or other vegetables and seasoning, in a gravy, often served with rice and soy sauce. Also, chop… …   Universalium

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