chowchow
noun Etymology: Chinese Pidgin English chowchow food Date: 1850 1. a Chinese preserve of ginger, fruits, and peels in heavy syrup 2. a relish of chopped mixed pickles in mustard sauce

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  • Chowchow — Chow chow (chou chou ), a. [Chin.] Consisting of several kinds mingled together; mixed; as, chowchow sweetmeats (preserved fruits put together). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chowchow — Chow chow (chou chou ), n. (Com.) A kind of mixed pickles. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chowchow — [chou′chou΄] n. 〚PidE < Chin 〛 ☆ 1. pickled vegetables in a highly seasoned mustard sauce 2. a preserve of fruits, peels, and ginger, orig. Chinese * * * chow chow n. See chow1. * * * …   Universalium

  • chowchow — [chou′chou΄] n. [PidE < Chin ] ☆ 1. pickled vegetables in a highly seasoned mustard sauce 2. a preserve of fruits, peels, and ginger, orig. Chinese …   English World dictionary

  • chowchow — (ingl. y éste del chino.) Perro oriundo de China, de pelaje marrón rojizo y espeso, de tamaño mediano …   Diccionario Lunfardo

  • chowchow — CHOW CHOW s.m. Rasă de câini originari din China, unde sunt crescuţi pentru blana lor. [pron. şu şú. / < fr. chow chow]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 08.12.2004. Sursa: DN  CHOW CHOW CEAU CEÁU/ s. m. rasă de câini, de talie mijlocie, robuşti,… …   Dicționar Român

  • chowchow — chow·chow || ‚tʃaÊŠ tʃaÊŠ n. (Cooking) Chinese preserved fruits and ginger in heavy syrup; chopped mixed pickled vegetables in mustard sauce …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chowchow — I. n. [Chinese] Mixed pickles. II. a. Mixed of several sorts …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • chowchow — chow·chow …   English syllables

  • chowchow — chow|chow sb., en, er, erne (en hund) …   Dansk ordbog

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