egg foo yung

egg foo yung

[foo yuhng]
noun Chinese-American Cookery.
a dish of a pancake-shaped omelet containing a mixture of chopped foods.
Also, egg fu yung.


Origin:
< dialectal Chinese (Guangdong) fùh yùhng, equivalent to Chinese fúrong egg white, literally, the name of a kind of hibiscus

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