from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A noodle-dough dumpling filled typically with spiced minced pork or other ground meat, usually boiled in soup or fried and eaten as a side dish.

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  • n. Alternative spelling of wonton.

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  • n. a Chinese dumpling filled with spiced minced pork; usually served in soup
  • n. a soup with won ton dumplings


Chinese (Cantonese) wān t'ān, equivalent to Chinese (Mandarin) húntun.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)


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