tempeh

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noun tem·peh \ˈtem-ˌpā\

Definition of tempeh

  1. :  an Asian food prepared by fermenting soybeans with a rhizopus

Origin and Etymology of tempeh

Javanese témpé


First Known Use: 1950


TEMPEH Defined for English Language Learners

tempeh

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noun tem·peh \ˈtem-ˌpā\

Definition of tempeh for English Language Learners

  • : an Asian food that is made from fermented soybeans

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