from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A Chinese soup, typically made with chicken broth, green onions, and seasonings, into which beaten egg is drizzled immediately before serving and cooked into soft strands that float in the broth.

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  • noun A Chinese soup of wispy beaten eggs in boiled chicken broth.


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