- a N Vietnamese soup made of beef or chicken stock with rice noodles and thin slices of beef or chicken.
Origin of pho
perhaps from French (pot-au-)feu pot-au-feu
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Examples from the Web for pho
Now, pho joints and Korean restaurants vie with In-N-Out Burger and Jewish delis.Two Jews, One Congressional Seat: Howard Berman vs. Brad Sherman
June 3, 2012
I always seem to be in the mood for Pho Bang no matter what time it is.
Eight years later I still find myself craving the crispy Vietnamese lettuce rolls with special house-made chili sauce and the pho.
I could like to please you,' says Fatima, 'but I am sadly afraid;' 'Pho!'A New History of Blue Beard
Gaffer Black Beard
The Pho will be tranquil in their kingdom, and the Han will be joyful in their empire.Charles Sumner; his complete works, volume 18 (of 20)
Pho, pho, there's no such hurry; I don't know what I have done with her bill.Cecilia, Volume 1 (of 3)
Pho, you talk too loud: 'tis well you were gabbling in Mexican.The Infidel, Vol. I.
Robert Montgomery Bird
It had arisen because the Pho´cians had taken possession of lands that were left waste in honor of the god Apollo.The Story of the Greeks
H. A. Guerber
- a Vietnamese noodle soup
C20: from Vietnamese, perhaps from French feu fire
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