- a steamed or fried dumpling, typical of South Asian cuisine.
Origin of momo
First recorded in 1920–25, momo is from the Tibetan word momo, mog mog
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Examples from the Web for momo
The wild peach (momo) blooms at the same time, but attracts little attention.
There was a proverb, Τῷ Μώμῳ ἀρέσκειν Momo santisfacere; vide Adagia Variorum, 1643, p. 58.The Works of Lord Byron
The peach (Chinese tao, Japanese momo) is a symbol of marriage, but also of longevity.Chats on Oriental China
J. F. Blacker
Ngandina—Maternal uncle or father-in-law; vocative form in the case of father-in-law, is ngandi or momo.The Fijians