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chow-chow

  

      n  
1    a thick-coated breed of the spitz type of dog with a curled tail, originally from China,   (Often shortened to)    chow         
2    a Chinese preserve of ginger, orange peel, etc. in syrup  
3    a mixed vegetable pickle  
     (C19: from pidgin English, probably based on Mandarin Chinese cha miscellaneous)  


chow  
      n  
1    Informal   food  
2       short for       chow-chow       1  
chow mein  
      n   a Chinese-American dish, consisting of mushrooms, meat, shrimps, etc., served with fried noodles  
     (from Chinese (Cantonese), variant of Mandarin ch'ao mien fried noodles)  
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chow  
      n  
1    Informal   food  
2       short for       chow-chow       1  


chow-chow  
      n  
1    a thick-coated breed of the spitz type of dog with a curled tail, originally from China,   (Often shortened to)    chow  
2    a Chinese preserve of ginger, orange peel, etc. in syrup  
3    a mixed vegetable pickle  
     (C19: from pidgin English, probably based on Mandarin Chinese cha miscellaneous)  
chow mein  
      n   a Chinese-American dish, consisting of mushrooms, meat, shrimps, etc., served with fried noodles  
     (from Chinese (Cantonese), variant of Mandarin ch'ao mien fried noodles)  

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