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wok

[wok] /wɒk/
noun
1.
a large bowl-shaped pan used in cooking Chinese food.
Origin of wok
dialectal Chinese
1955-1960
1955-60; < dialectal Chinese (Guangdong) wohk pan, equivalent to Chinese huo
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wok

/wɒk/
noun
1.
a large metal Chinese cooking pot having a curved base like a bowl and traditionally with a wooden handle
Word Origin
from Chinese (Cantonese)
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n.

1952, from Cantonese.

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