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egg roll

noun, Chinese-American Cookery.
1.
a cylindrical casing of egg dough filled with a minced mixture of meat or shrimp, bamboo shoots, onions, etc., and fried in deep fat.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45
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Examples from the web for egg roll
  • Lunch plates are served with a choice of soups, egg roll, fried or steamed rice and a fortune cookie.
  • Lunch combinations include your choice of entrée, steamed or fried rice, choice of egg drop or won ton soup and an egg roll.
  • The restaurant's lunch special includes your choice of an entree served with an egg roll, soup and white or brown rice.
British Dictionary definitions for egg roll

egg roll

noun
1.
a Chinese-American dish consisting of egg dough filled with a minced mixture of pork, bamboo shoots, onions, etc, and browned in deep fat
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