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gyoza Syllabification: gyo·za
Pronunciation: /ˈɡyōzə/

Definition of gyoza in English:


A Japanese dish consisting of wonton wrappers stuffed with pork and cabbage.
Example sentences
  • There are delicate, glistening gyoza and spongy Chinese-style buns stuffed to order with cucumbers and more of that juicy shredded pork.
  • At the deli counter or in the freezer: Potstickers or gyoza, wontons, spring rolls, steamed meat- or vegetable-filled buns, and steamed seafood and meat dumplings
  • We both ordered from the special menu, which included the aforementioned duck gyoza and a tofu miso soup with Japanese pickles.


Japanese gyōza, from Chinese (Shandong dialect) giaozi.

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