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tofu

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noun to·fu \ˈtō-(ˌ)fü\

Simple Definition of tofu

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of tofu

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

Origin and Etymology of tofu

Japanese tōfu


First Known Use: 1771


TOFU Defined for Kids

tofu

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noun to·fu \ˈtō-fü\

Definition of tofu for Students

  1. :  a soft food product prepared from soybeans




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