chow mein

chow mein
noun Etymology: Chinese (Guangdong) cháau-mihn fried noodles Date: 1898 a seasoned stew of shredded or diced meat, mushrooms, and vegetables that is usually served with fried noodles

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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