tempeh

[tem-pey]

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

noun
  1. fermented soya beans

Word Origin for tempeh

C20: from Indonesian tempe
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