A plate of gyoza.
gyoza definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A pocket of dough that is stuffed, as with minced pork or shrimp, and fried, steamed, or boiled.
Origin of gyozaJapanese gyōza, from Mandarin ji&acaron;ozi : ji&acaron;o, stuffed dumpling (from earlier ji&acaron;o, horn (in reference to its shape), from Middle Chinese kja&tricolon;wk) + -zi, n. suff. (from Middle Chinese ts&zsyll;´, son, child, ultimately from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *tsa; akin to Tibetan tsha, grandchild).
gyoza definition by Wiktionary
From Japanese 餃子 (gyoza), potentially from Shandong pronounce of 饺子 (giaozi) or Yantai pronounce of 饺子 (giaoda).