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

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

Full Definition of TEMPURA

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

Origin of TEMPURA

Japanese tenpura
First Known Use: 1920


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