dim sim

dim sim
dim sum 7 [ˌdɪm ˈsʌm] [ˌdɪm ˈsʌm] (also dim sim [ˌdɪm ˈsɪm] ; [ˌdɪm ˈsɪm] ) noun uncountable (from Chinese)
a Chinese dish or meal consisting of small pieces of food wrapped in sheets of ↑dough
Word Origin:
[dim sum] from Chinese (Cantonese dialect) tim sam, from tim ‘dot’ and sam ‘heart’.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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