pad thai

[ paht-tahy, pad ]

nounCooking.
  1. a Thai dish of stir-fried rice noodles, fish sauce and other seasonings, and usually tofu, shrimp, bean sprouts, and peanuts.

Origin of pad thai

1
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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