A dish of shrimp chow mein.
chow mein definition by Webster's New World
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a Chinese-American dish consisting of a thick stew of meat, celery, bean sprouts, etc., served with fried noodles and, usually, soy sauce
Origin: Chinese ch'ao, to fry plush mien, flour
chow mein definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A Chinese-American dish consisting of a combination of stewed vegetables and meat served over fried noodles.
Origin: Chinese (Mandarin) chǎo miàn : chǎo, to stir-fry + miàn, noodles.