noun to·fu \ˈtō-(ˌ)fü\

: a soft, white food made from soybeans and often used in vegetarian cooking instead of meat

Full Definition of TOFU

:  a soft food product prepared by treating soybean milk with coagulants (as magnesium chloride or diluted acids) —called also bean curd

Origin of TOFU

Japanese tōfu
First Known Use: 1771
TOFU Defined for Kids


noun to·fu \ˈtō-fü\

Definition of TOFU for Kids

:  a soft food product prepared from soybeans


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