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to·fu

 (tō′fo͞o)
n.
A protein-rich food coagulated from an extract of soybeans.

[Japanese tōfu, from Middle Chinese tɦə` fɦjyə` (also the source of Mandarin dòufu, tofu) : Middle Chinese tɦə`, bean + Middle Chinese fɦjyə`, fermented, curdled.]

tofu

(ˈtəʊˌfuː)
n
(Cookery) unfermented soya-bean curd, a food with a soft cheeselike consistency made from soya-bean milk
[from Japanese]

to•fu

(ˈtoʊ fu)

n.
a soft cheeselike food made from curdled soybean milk.
[1875–80; < Japanese tōfu < Chinese dòufu (dòu bean + turn sour, ferment)]

tofu

Unfermented soya bean curd, made from soya bean milk.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tofu - cheeselike food made of curdled soybean milktofu - cheeselike food made of curdled soybean milk
soya milk, soybean milk, soymilk - a milk substitute containing soybean flour and water; used in some infant formulas and in making tofu
curd - a coagulated liquid resembling milk curd; "bean curd"; "lemon curd"
Translations
tahu
đậu phụ

tofu

[ˈtəʊˌfuː] Ntofu m, tofú m

tofu

[ˈtəʊfuː] ntofu m

tofu

nTofu m

tofu

[ˈtəʊˌfuː] ntofu m caglio di latte di soia non fermentato

tofu

n tofu m
References in periodicals archive ?
One popular dish that is widely served at restaurants is Yudofu, soft tofu simmered with vegetables in broth.
When asked by the "be monitor" organization what types of stewed foods respondents eat most frequently, the top three, with almost equal votes, were sukiyaki, with 459 votes; yosenabe (seafood), with 457 and yudofu (boiled tofu), with 445.
In the winter it can also be in yudofu, while the summer we serve hiyayakko (cold tofu).