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Buffalo wing

A fried chicken wing served with hot sauce and blue cheese dressing.

[After Buffalowhere such wings were first served.]
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buf′falo wing`

Usu., buffalo wings. a deep-fried chicken wing served in a spicy sauce and usu. with celery and blue cheese.
[1980–85, Amer.; after a restaurant in Buffalo, which popularized the dish]
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Noun1.buffalo wing - crisp spicy chicken wingsbuffalo wing - crisp spicy chicken wings    
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
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