from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A Japanese dish of noodles in broth, often garnished with small pieces of meat and vegetables.
- n. A thin white noodle served in this dish.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Soup noodles of wheat, with various ingredients (Japanese style)
- n. A type of instant noodles
- adv. amen
Japanese rāmen, from Chinese (Mandarin) lā miàn, pulled noodles : lā, pull + miàn, noodle.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Japanese ラーメン (rāmen), from Mandarin 拉麵 / 拉面 (lāmiàn, "pulled noodles"). (Wiktionary)