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egg roll

noun Chinese-American Cookery.
  1. a cylindrical casing of egg dough filled with a minced mixture of meat or shrimp, bamboo shoots, onions, etc., and fried in deep fat.
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Origin of egg roll

First recorded in 1940–45
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British Dictionary definitions for egg roll

egg roll

noun
  1. a Chinese-American dish consisting of egg dough filled with a minced mixture of pork, bamboo shoots, onions, etc, and browned in deep fat
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