Wonton Definition

wŏntŏn
wontons
noun
wontons
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.
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Other Word Forms of Wonton

Noun

Singular:
wonton
Plural:
wontons

Origin of Wonton

  • Cantonese wan4 tan1 from Middle Chinese xfiuntfiun (also the source of Mandarin húntún)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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