buffalo wing

or Buffalo wing


Usually buffalo wings. deep-fried chicken wings served in a spicy sauce and usually with celery and a blue cheese dressing.

Nearby words

  1. buffalo neck,
  2. buffalo plaid,
  3. buffalo robe,
  4. buffalo soldier,
  5. buffalo soldiers,
  6. buffalofish,
  7. buffcoat,
  8. buffe,
  9. buffel grass,
  10. buffer

Origin of buffalo wing

1980–85; Americanism; after a restaurant in Buffalo, which popularized the dish

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