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egg foo yung

or egg fu yung

[foo yuhng]
noun Chinese-American Cookery.
  1. a dish of a pancake-shaped omelet containing a mixture of chopped foods.
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Origin of egg foo yung

< dialectal Chinese (Guangdong) fùh yùhng, equivalent to Chinese fúrong egg white, literally, the name of a kind of hibiscus
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