fufu


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fu·fu

or fu-fu  (fo͞o′fo͞o′)
n.
A thick, doughlike West African food made by boiling and pounding a starchy vegetable such as yam, plantain, or cassava.

[From Twi fufuu, Ewe fufu, Yoruba fùfú, or kindred words in many other languages of West Africa .]
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The so-called junjun chenchen, fufu zizi [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]("a ruler is a ruler and a subject is a subject; a father is a father and a son is a son") postulated strongly in the Confucian ethic spells out the hard and fast boundary that no one should ever trespass.
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The gagging order also insisted there would not be any at at at attempt now or in the fufu futu tu tu ture re re re to "extort, intimidate, attempt now or in the future to "extort, intimidate, harass or impede" the Jackson organisation.
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In African ACP countries, cassava is a staple food, eaten as fresh roots or as products from the first stage of processing (gari, attieke, fufu, tapioca, lafun); its sale is also a source of income in urban areas.
I do the well-known fufu [plantain mash], and I make the fufu in many different ways, both in shape and content.
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