noun Japanese Cookery.
- tempus edax rerum,
- tempus fugit,
Origin of tempura
Examples from the Web for tempura
To cook the fish lightly coat each fish portion in tempura batter.
Tempura—battered and deep fried vegetables—are exclusively associated with Japanese cuisine.
And I love the restaurants that are inspired by one main technique—be it raw fish or tempura.
Word Origin for tempura
1920, from Japanese, probably from Portuguese tempero "seasoning."