Definition of tofu in English:

tofu

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Pronunciation: /ˈtəʊfuː
 
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noun

[mass noun]
A soft white substance made from mashed soya beans, used chiefly in Asian and vegetarian cookery.
More example sentences
  • Lin says for the home-style bean curd they use soft tofu and mix it with shredded pork, red pepper and green onion.
  • It is made of bread, pine nuts and strong-smelling preserved tofu, or bean curd.
  • Bean curd or tofu can be justifiably called a great invention of ancient China.

Origin

from Japanese tōfu, from Chinese dòufu, from dòu 'beans' + 'rot, turn sour'.

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