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egg roll

noun, Chinese-American Cookery.
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 of egg roll
1940-45 Unabridged
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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

a Chinese-American dish consisting of egg dough filled with a minced mixture of pork, bamboo shoots, onions, etc, and browned in deep fat
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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