Definition of wok in English:

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wok

Pronunciation: /wäk/

noun

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A bowl-shaped frying pan used typically in Chinese cooking.
Example sentences
  • In a large wok or frying pan heat two tablespoons of oil until smoking.
  • Then lightly grill the locusts in a wok or hot frying pan, adding a little oil and salt to taste.
  • Thus, a dish of meat and various vegetables stir fried in a wok is not one-pot cookery, because a wok is not a pot.

Origin

Chinese (Cantonese dialect).

Words that rhyme with wok

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