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stir-fried

[stur-frahyd] /ˈstɜrˌfraɪd/
adjective
1.
(of food) prepared by cooking quickly in a small amount of oil over high heat:
stir-fried shrimp and snow peas.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60

stir-fry

[stur-frahy] /ˈstɜrˌfraɪ/
verb (used with object), stir-fried, stir-frying.
1.
to cook (food) quickly by cutting into small pieces and stirring constantly in a lightly oiled wok or frying pan over high heat: a common method of Chinese cookery.
noun
2.
a dish of stir-fried meat, vegetables, etc.
adjective
Origin
1955-60
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British Dictionary definitions for stirfried

stir-fry

/ˈstɜːˈfraɪ/
verb -fries, -frying, -fried
1.
to cook (small pieces of meat, vegetables, etc) rapidly by stirring them in a wok or frying pan over a high heat: used esp for Chinese food
noun (pl) -fries
2.
a dish cooked in this way
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