Definition of banh mi in English:

banh mi

Syllabification: banh mi
Pronunciation: /ˈbän mē
 
/

noun (plural same)

A Vietnamese snack consisting of a baguette (traditionally baked with both rice and wheat flour) filled with a variety of ingredients, typically including meat, pickled vegetables, and chili peppers: along with classic banh mi, there are refreshing cold noodles and exceptional bowls of soup
More example sentences
  • And a Vietnamese-style sandwich made with crumbled pork sausage, pickled vegetables, fresh cilantro, and garlicky aioli on great French bread is a worthy tribute to Brooklyn's banh mi shops.
  • Already on the rise as part of the New York food scene is the Vietnamese banh mi - a toasted baguette filled with pork, pickled vegetables, fresh coriander and mayonnaise.
  • This bright little Vietnamese shop, owned by Hanco Tang, has just a counter and a few tables; the attraction is banh mi, sandwiches on warm, plump, crusty baguettes.

Origin

from Vietnamese bánh mi 'bread'.

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