submarine sandwichsubmarine sandwich
Origin of submarine sandwichso named because its shape resembles that of a modern submarine (noun)
A large sandwich consisting of a long roll split lengthwise and filled with layers of various ingredients such as meat, cheese, tomatoes, lettuce, and condiments. Also called grinder . Also called hero . Also called hoagie . Also called Also called regionally torpedo . Also called wedge . Also called zep .
Origin of submarine sandwichFrom the resemblance of the long roll to the hull of a submarine
- a sandwich made on a long roll split lengthwise