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bibimbap

Syllabification: bi·bim·bap
Pronunciation: /ˈbēbimˌbap
 
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Definition of bibimbap in English:

noun

A Korean dish consisting of rice topped with sautéed vegetables, chili paste, and beef or other meat, sometimes with the addition of a raw or fried egg.
Example sentences
  • Also recommended were the tofu soup, the kimchi soup and a Korean speciality called bibimbap, a mixture of rice and seasoned meat, vegetables and egg.
  • The bibimbap ($8.99), with its syncopated name, reminded me of Japanese donburi, only more colourful.
  • So, it's bibimbap or beef with noodles.

Origin

Korean, literally 'mixed rice'.

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