moo goo gai pan
[ moo goo gahy pan ]
/ ˈmu ˈgu ˈgaɪ ˈpæn /
noun Cantonese Cookery.
a dish of sliced chicken stir-fried with button mushrooms and, often, assorted vegetables.
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Origin of moo goo gai pan
< dialectal Chinese; compare Chinese mógu Mongolian-type mushroom (probably < Mongolian; compare Dagur (Mongolian language of NW Manchuria) muugee mushroom), jī chicken (Guangdong dial. gāi), piān slice(s)
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