egg roll

[ eg-rohl ]

  1. (in Chinese–American cuisine) a thin cylindrical casing of wheat–and–egg dough filled with a shredded mixture of cabbage, bamboo shoots, meat or shrimp, etc., and fried in deep fat.

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Origin of egg roll

First recorded in 1935–40

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British Dictionary definitions for egg roll

egg roll

  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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