A bowl filled with white cubes of bean curd or tofu.
a bland, cheeselike food, rich in protein, coagulated from an extract of soybeans and used in soups, in various cooked dishes, etc.
Origin of tofuSino-Japanese tōfu ; from tō, bean + fu, rot
A protein-rich food coagulated from an extract of soybeans.
Origin of tofuJapanese tōfu, from Middle Chinese t&hhook;&schwa;` f&hhook;jy&schwa;` (also the source of Mandarin dòufu, tofu) : Middle Chinese t&hhook;&schwa;`, bean + Middle Chinese f&hhook;jy&schwa;`, fermented, curdled.