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ramen

[rah-muh n] /ˈrɑ mən/
noun, Japanese Cookery.
1.
a bowl of clear soup containing noodles, vegetables, and often bits of meat.
Also called larmen.
Origin of ramen
< Japanese rāmen < Chinese lāmiàn literally, pull noodle
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ramen

/ˈrɑːmən/
noun
1.
a Japanese dish consisting of a clear broth containing thin white noodles and sometimes vegetables, meat, etc
plural noun
2.
thin white noodles served in such a broth
Word Origin
Japanese, from Chinese la to pull + mian noodles
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