egg foo yong
or egg foo young or egg foo yung noun Etymology: Chinese (Guangdong) fùh yùhng egg white, egg-coated ingredients, literally, a kind of hibiscus Date: 1917 a fried egg patty containing vegetables (as bean sprouts) and sometimes meat

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  • egg foo yong — ☆ egg foo yong or egg foo young or egg foo yung [eg΄fo͞o yuŋ′ ] n. a Chinese American dish consisting of eggs beaten and cooked with bean sprouts, onions, minced pork or shrimp, etc …   English World dictionary

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  • Egg foo young — (Chinese: 芙蓉蛋, also spelled egg fooyung, egg foo yong, egg fu yung, or egg furong) is an omelette dish found in American Chinese cuisine. The name comes from the Cantonese language, and may be related to the Fu Yong flower, Hibiscus mutabilis.… …   Wikipedia

  • egg foo young — noun see egg foo yong …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • foo yong — [fu: jɒŋ] noun a Chinese dish or sauce made with egg as a main ingredient. Origin from Chin. foō yung, lit. hibiscus …   English new terms dictionary

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  • egg fu yung — noun omelet containing onions and celery and chopped meat or fish • Syn: ↑egg foo yong • Regions: ↑China, ↑People s Republic of China, ↑mainland China, ↑Communist China, ↑Red China, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Yong tau foo — ( also spelled yong tao foo , yong tau fu , or yong tau hu ) is a Chinese soup dish with Hakka origins commonly found in Singapore and Malaysia.In Malaysia, the Ampang region of Kuala Lumpur is particularly famous for this dish. It is ubiquitous… …   Wikipedia

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