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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
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