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gyoza

[ gyoh-zuh; Japanese gyaw-zah ]
/ ˈgyoʊ zə; Japanese ˈgyɔˈzɑ /
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noun
a Japanese dish consisting of dumplings typically filled with ground meat and vegetables and pan-fried, then steamed.

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Origin of gyoza

First recorded in 1965–70; from Japanese gyoza, from Chinese dialect (Shandong) giǎoze (Mandarin jiǎozi ), equivalent to giǎo “stuffed dumpling” + ze “little child” (used as a diminutive suffix)
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British Dictionary definitions for gyoza

gyoza
/ (ɡiːˈəʊzə) /

noun
a Japanese fried dumpling

Word Origin for gyoza

Japanese
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