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subgum

[suhb-guhm] /ˈsʌbˈgʌm/
adjective, Chinese or Chinese-American Cookery.
1.
prepared with mixed vegetables, as with water chestnuts, mushrooms, and bean sprouts.
Origin of subgum
dialectal Chinese
1935-1940
1935-40; < dialectal Chinese (Guangdong) sahp-gám, akin to Chinese shíjǐn literally, ten brocades
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