woks

wok

[wok]
noun
a large bowl-shaped pan used in cooking Chinese food.

Origin:
1955–60; < dialectal Chinese (Guangdong) wohk pan, equivalent to Chinese huo

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wok (wɒk)
 
n
a large metal Chinese cooking pot having a curved base like a bowl and traditionally with a wooden handle
 
[from Chinese (Cantonese)]

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wok
1952, from Cantonese.
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