fufu(redirected from Fou-fou)
fu·fuor fu-fu (fo͞o′fo͞o′)
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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