wok

[ wok ]
/ wɒk /

noun

a large bowl-shaped pan used in cooking Chinese food.

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Origin of wok

1955–60; < dialectal Chinese (Guangdong) wohk pan, equivalent to Chinese huo
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British Dictionary definitions for wok

wok

/ (wɒk) /

noun

a large metal Chinese cooking pot having a curved base like a bowl and traditionally with a wooden handle

Word Origin for wok

from Chinese (Cantonese)
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Word Origin and History for wok

wok


n.

1952, from Cantonese.

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