subgum
noun Etymology: Chinese (Guangdong) sahp-gám, literally, assorted, mixed Date: 1911 a dish of Chinese origin prepared with a mixture of vegetables (as peppers, water chestnuts, and mushrooms)

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  • subgum — ☆ subgum [sub′gum΄ ] adj. [< Cantonese sahp gám, fancy mixed vegetables < sahp, ten, diverse + gám, brocade] designating any of various Chinese American dishes, as chow mein, prepared with water chestnuts, mushrooms, almonds, etc …   English World dictionary

  • subgum — /sub gum /, adj. Chinese or Chinese American Cookery. prepared with mixed vegetables, as with water chestnuts, mushrooms, and bean sprouts. [1935 40; < dial. Chin (Guangdong) sahp gám, akin to Chin shíjin lit., ten brocades] * * * …   Universalium

  • subgum — noun A Cantonese dish consisting of mixed meat and vegetables, often in combination with noodles, rice, or soup …   Wiktionary

  • subgum — sub·gum …   English syllables

  • subgum — sub•gum [[t]ˈsʌbˈgʌm[/t]] adj. coo (of various Chinese style dishes) prepared with a mixed variety of vegetables, diced meat, and seafood • Etymology: 1935–40; < dial. Chin (Guangdong) sahp gám …   From formal English to slang

  • subgum — ˈsəbˈgəm noun Etymology: Chinese (Cantonese) sahp gám literally, assorted, mixed : a dish of Chinese origin prepared with a mixture of vegetables (as peppers, water chestnuts, and mushrooms) …   Useful english dictionary

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