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tempura

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noun tem·pu·ra \ˈtem-pə-rə, -ˌrä; tem-ˈpu̇r-ə\

Simple Definition of tempura

  • : a Japanese dish that is made of seafood or vegetables that are covered in batter and fried

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of tempura

  1. :  seafood or vegetables dipped in batter and fried in deep fat

Origin and Etymology of tempura

Japanese tenpura


First Known Use: 1920


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