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  • noun A type of Tibetan, Ladakhi and Nepali dumpling made with a simple flour and water dough.


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Tibetan མོག་མོག་ (mog mog), from Mandarin 馍馍 (mómo) (reference: Jīn Péng 金鹏 (ed.): Zàngyǔ jiǎnzhì 藏语简志. Mínzú chūbǎnshè 民族出版社, Beijing 1983, p. 31.)



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  • I heard a gal say this at a party last night - had no idea what she meant when she said "I am a big 'momo.'" I've heard "mofo" before, but momo?

    December 15, 2006

  • A steamed dumpling from Tibet. Probably not derogatory when served with a soy sauce and rice vinegar dipping sauce.

    November 27, 2007

  • So there you go, Eric. Your girl was saying "I am a big Tibetan dumpling".

    Once again, Wordie reveals the truth.

    November 27, 2007

  • Lol yarb. Whatever we're paying you, it's not enough.

    November 27, 2007

  • momo is peach in japanese. either way maybe she was just hungry.

    January 18, 2008