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subgum

[suhb-guhm]
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adjective Chinese or Chinese-American Cookery.
  1. prepared with mixed vegetables, as with water chestnuts, mushrooms, and bean sprouts.
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Origin of subgum

1935–40; < dialectal Chinese (Guangdong) sahp-gám, akin to Chinese shíjǐn literally, ten brocades
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