Definition of wok noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//wɒk//
; NAmE NAmE//wɑːk//
(from Chinese) In the kitchen
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a large pan shaped like a bowl, used for cooking food, especially Chinese food Heat a wok or large frying pan until hot and add the oil. See related entries: In the kitchen Word OriginChinese (Cantonese dialect).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: wok