wok
noun Etymology: Chinese (Guangdong) wohk Date: 1952 a large bowl-shaped cooking utensil used especially in stir-frying

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  • wok — /wok/, n. a large bowl shaped pan used in cooking Chinese food. [1955 60; < dial. Chin (Guangdong) wohk pan, equiv. to Chin huo] * * * ▪ cooking pan       thin walled cooking pan, shaped like a shallow bowl with handles, widely used in Chinese… …   Universalium

  • wok — ● wok nom masculin (chin guō) Grande poêle en fer à fond semi sphérique et à deux anses utilisée dans la cuisine chinoise. wok [wɔk] n. m. ÉTYM. 1991, in Marie Claire; mot du chinois cantonais, probablt par l angl. des États Unis (attesté 1969;… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • wok — s.m.inv. ES cin. {{wmetafile0}} pentola cinese a uno o due manici, con fondo a conca semisferica, usata spec. per friggere, molto diffusa anche in Occidente perché consente un uso limitato di grassi e abbrevia i tempi di cottura {{line}}… …   Dizionario italiano

  • Wok — der; , s <aus gleichbed. chin. (kantonesisch) wôk> (bes. in der chines. Küche verwendeter) schalenförmiger Kochtopf, in dem die Speisen durch ständiges Umrühren gegart werden …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • wok — sb., ken, ker, kerne, i sms. wok , fx wokret …   Dansk ordbog

  • wok — [wäk, wôk] n. [Cantonese] a metal cooking pan with a convex bottom, for frying, braising, steaming, etc.: often used with a ringlike stand for holding it steady …   English World dictionary

  • wok — s.n. Tigaie mare de fontă, bombată, uşor conică, fără coadă, asemănătoare mai mult cu un ceaun, utilizată tradiţional în bucătăria chineză pentru a prepara soteuri, dar şi fripturi şi supe. Trimis de gal, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DGE …   Dicționar Român

  • wok — [wɔk US wa:k] n [Date: 1900 2000; : Chines] a wide pan shaped like a bowl, used in Chinese cooking …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • wok — [ wak ] noun count a metal pan shaped like a large bowl, used for cooking Chinese food …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • wok — 1952, from Cantonese …   Etymology dictionary

  • wok —    (wok) [Chinese] A round bottomed, bowl shaped, steel cooking pan from China, designed for rapid cooking with a minimum of fuel …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

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