Origin of subgumfrom Cantonese sahp gám, fancy mixed vegetables from sahp, ten, diverse + gám, brocade
Subgum is defined as a Chinese noodle dish made with mixed vegetables.
An example of subgum is a Chinese dish made with mushrooms, green onions, water chestnuts, bamboo shoots and rice noodles.
designating any of various Chinese-American dishes, as chow mein, prepared with water chestnuts, mushrooms, almonds, etc.
A dish of Chinese origin made with mixed vegetables.
Origin of subgumCantonese sap6 kam2 mixture, subgum akin to Mandarin shíj&icaron;n shí assorted ( from Middle Chinese &shookr;&hhook;ip squad of ten men ) ( ultimately derived from the same Old Chinese word as Middle Chinese &shookr;&hhook;ip ten ) j&icaron;n brocade ( from Middle Chinese kim´ )
(usually uncountable, plural subgums)
- A Cantonese dish consisting of mixed meat and vegetables, often in combination with noodles, rice, or soup
from Cantonese ä»€é”¦ (sap6 gam2)