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.

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Origin of buffalo wing

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