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“🥡” meaning: takeout box Emoji

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  • 11.1+

    iOS 🥡Minimum display requirements

  • 8.0+

    Android 🥡Minimum display requirements

  • 10+

    Windows 🥡Minimum display requirements

🥡Meaning and Description

This emoji depicts a white and square paper carton with the pattern of the Porcelain Tower of Nanjing on its front. On some platforms, this emoji is shown as a square carton with a pair of chopsticks🥢 in it. It is the typical container used for carrying food that has been purchased from a restaurant or other food establishment, especially Western Chinese restaurants.

It is called takeout box, and is also known as the Chinese food box or the oyster pail🦪. It was invented in the late 19th or early 20th century by an American named Frederick Weeks Wilcox. The pail was originally designed for holding oysters, hence the name oyster pail. It wasn't until the mid-20th century that these boxes became synonymous with Chinese takeout, as restaurants found them to be a cheap, convenient, and effective way to package food.

🥡 represents takeout or delivery food, often used in the context of ordering food, eating in, or expressing a craving for takeout. Moreover, it can represent a quick meal.

Due to its association with Western Chinese restaurants, it can also indicate enjoying or craving Chinese food or other Asian cuisines.
💡Extended reading and popular science

The meaning of emoji symbol 🥡 is takeout box, it is related to oyster pail, it can be found in emoji category: "🍓 Food & Drink" - "🍚 Asian Food".

🥡Examples and Usage

🔸 The protagonists in The Big Bang Theory eat Chinese food for takeaway 🥡 on weekends.

🥡Basic Information

Emoji: 🥡
Shortname: takeout box
Apple Name: takeout box
Known as: Chinese Food Box | Oyster Pail
Codepoint: U+1F961 Copy
Decimal: ALT+129377
Unicode Version: 10.0 (2017-06-20)
Emoji Version: 5.0 (2017-06-20)
Categories: 🍓 Food & Drink
Sub Categories: 🍚 Asian Food
Keywords: oyster pail | takeout box
Proposal: L2/14‑174, L2/16‑026

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