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tempura Syllabification: tem·pu·ra
Pronunciation: /temˈpo͝orə/ /temˈpərə/

Definition of tempura in English:

noun

A Japanese dish of fish, shellfish, or vegetables, fried in batter.
Example sentences
  • There is vegetarian sushi on offer as well as a choice of noodle dishes and tempura.
  • Arrange some tempura vegetables around the dish and garnish with fried cilantro.
  • To start I had the goujons of lemon sole tempura with an endive salad.

Origin

Japanese, probably from Portuguese tempêro 'seasoning'.

Words that rhyme with tempura

Angostura, Bonaventura, bravura, Bujumbura, caesura, camera obscura, coloratura, curer, Dürer, durra, Estremadura, figura, fioritura, Führer, insurer, Jura, juror, Madura, nomenklatura, procurer, sura, surah, tamboura, tourer

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