tempeh

[ tem-pey ]
/ ˈtɛm peɪ /

noun Indonesian Cookery.

a fermented soybean cake.

Nearby words

  1. temne,
  2. temp,
  3. temp.,
  4. tempe,
  5. tempe, vale of,
  6. tempelhof,
  7. temper,
  8. temper color,
  9. temper tantrum,
  10. tempera

Origin of tempeh

First recorded in 1960–65, tempeh is from the Javanese word témpé

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British Dictionary definitions for tempeh

tempeh

/ (ˈtɛmpeɪ) /

noun

fermented soya beans

Word Origin for tempeh

C20: from Indonesian tempe

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