[ tem-pey ]
/ ˈtɛm peɪ /
noun Indonesian Cooking.
a fermented soybean cake.
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Origin of tempeh
First recorded in 1960–65, tempeh is from the Javanese word témpé
Words nearby tempeh
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British Dictionary definitions for tempeh
/ (ˈtɛmpeɪ) /
fermented soya beans
Word Origin for tempeh
C20: from Indonesian tempe
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