noun Chinese-American Cookery.
a cylindrical casing of egg dough filled with a minced mixture of meat or shrimp, bamboo shoots, onions, etc., and fried in deep fat.
Origin of egg roll
First recorded in 1940–45
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British Dictionary definitions for egg roll
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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