tempeh

noun tem·peh \ ˈtem-ˌpā \
Updated on: 15 Apr 2018

Definition of tempeh

: an Asian food prepared by fermenting soybeans with a rhizopus

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Origin and Etymology of tempeh

Javanese témpé


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tempeh

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  • : an Asian food that is made from fermented soybeans


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