Mongolian hot pot

Mongolian hot pot

noun Chinese Cookery.
a stewlike dish of sliced meat, seafood, and vegetables cooked together in hot broth, often in a clay pot, and seasoned with a hot sauce.

Origin:
1965–70

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Main Entry:  Mongolian hot pot
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  an Asian dish using a shared pot of simmering stock in which each diner dips meat or vegetables to cook it, which is then eaten with condiments or sauces; also called Mongolian firepot, Chinese firepot, boiling firepot
Etymology:  from northern China / Mongolia
Usage:  cooking
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