noun Etymology: Chinese (Guangdong) wàhn-tān Date: 1934 filled pockets of noodle dough served boiled in soup or fried

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  • Wonton — Chinese|pic=Wonton 1.jpg|picc t=1. (Mandarin) 2. (Cantonese only) 3. s=1. (Mandarin) 2. (Cantonese only) 3. j=1. wan4 tan1 2. wan4 tan1 3. caau1 sau2 p=1. húntun 2. yúntūn 3. chāoshǒu i=IPA|/wɐn11 tʰɐn55/ l=1. Irregularly shaped dumpling 2. cloud …   Wikipedia

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  • wonton — noun 1. a Chinese dumpling filled with spiced minced pork; usually served in soup • Syn: ↑won ton • Hypernyms: ↑dumpling, ↑dumplings 2. a soup with won ton dumplings • Syn: ↑won ton, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • wonton — won ton or won·ton (wŏnʹtŏn ) n. A noodle dough dumpling filled typically with spiced minced pork or other ground meat, usually boiled in soup or fried and eaten as a side dish.   [Chinese (Cantonese) wān t ān, equivalent to Chinese (Mandarin)… …   Universalium

  • wonton — noun A Chinese dumpling, often stuffed with varieties of meat or seafood and vegetables …   Wiktionary

  • wonton — n. Chinese dumpling which is usually served in soup …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wonton — [wɒn tɒn] noun (in Chinese cookery) a small round dumpling with a savoury filling, served in soup. Origin Chin. (Cantonese dialect) wān t῾ān …   English new terms dictionary

  • Wonton noodle — or wantan mee is a Cantonese noodle dish which is popular in Hong Kong, Malaysia, and Singapore. The dish is usually served in hot soup, garnished with leafy vegetables, and wonton . The types of leafy vegetables used are usually kailan also… …   Wikipedia

  • wonton soup — n. soup with wonton dumplings …   English contemporary dictionary

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