won ton definition by Webster's New World
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a Chinese dish consisting of casings of noodle dough filled with chopped meat, fish, or vegetables and boiled: served in a broth () or fried and served as a side dish
Origin: Cantonese wan t'an ; from Mandarin hun tun, stuffed dumpling
won ton definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A noodle-dough dumpling filled typically with spiced minced pork or other ground meat, usually boiled in soup or fried and eaten as a side dish.
Origin: Chinese (Cantonese) wān t'ān, equivalent to Chinese (Mandarin) húntun.