from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A metal pan having a rounded bottom, used especially for frying and steaming in Asian cooking.
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- n. A large, oriental, round-bottomed cooking pan.
- v. To prepare oriental cuisine using a wok.
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- n. pan with a convex bottom; used for frying in Chinese cooking
Chinese (Cantonese) wōk, equivalent to Chinese (Mandarin) hù, huò.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Cantonese 鑊 (wok6), in Mandarin called: trad. 鑊, simpl. 镬 (pinyin: huò) or trad. 鍋, simpl. 锅 (pinyin: guō). (Wiktionary)