[ paht-tahy, pad ]
/ ˈpɑt ˈtaɪ, ˈpæd /
a Thai dish of stir-fried rice noodles, fish sauce and other seasonings, and usually tofu, shrimp, bean sprouts, and peanuts.
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Origin of pad thai
First recorded in 1975-80; from Thai phàtthai, equivalent to phàt “stir-fry, stir-fried, stir-fried food” + tai, thai “Thai”
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Example sentences from the Web for pad thai
Without a local bookstore, Pad-Thai or a Richard Serra installation, my life would definitely be lacking some favored flourishes.