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tempura Line breaks: tem|pura
Pronunciation: /ˈtɛmpʊrə/

Definition of tempura in English:


[mass 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.


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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