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What does the eggplant emoji really mean?

egg foo yung

or egg fu yung

[foo yuhng] /ˈfu ˈyʌŋ/
noun, Chinese-American Cookery.
a dish of a pancake-shaped omelet containing a mixture of chopped foods.
Origin of egg foo yung
dialectal Chinese
< dialectal Chinese (Guangdong) fùh yùhng, equivalent to Chinese fúrong egg white, literally, the name of a kind of hibiscus Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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