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A SE Asian dish of stir-fried rice noodles, vegetables, and meat, seafood, or tofu, served with a spicy sauce.‘the pad kee mao was exactly what I was hoping for’Also called drunken noodles
Thai, from phàt ‘stir-fried food’ + khi mao ‘drunkard’.
pad kee mao/ˌpad kiː ˈmaʊ/
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