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crab rangoon

noun

a type of deep-fried Asian dumpling stuffed with cream cheese, crab meat, and seasoning in wonton wrappers

Examples

It is speculated that crab Rangoon may have been "created" in the 1950s by the Polynesian-style restaurant Trader Vic's.

Word Origin

1904

Usage Note

cooking

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