chop suey

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EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic matching of Cantonese 雜碎杂碎 (zaap6 seoi3, “mixed and broken”).

NounEdit

chop suey (countable and uncountable, plural chop sueys)

  1. (US) A stir-fried vegetable dish, served with pieces of beef or pork in a semi-thick sauce, and often soy sauce.
  2. (Canada and Britain) Steamed bean sprouts served in a semi-thick sauce, and mixed with a choice of meat and/or vegetables.

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NounEdit

chop suey m (uncountable)

  1. chop suey (a Cantonese vegetable dish)