Fufu Definition

A thick, doughlike West African food made by boiling and pounding a starchy vegetable such as yam, plantain, or cassava.
American Heritage

Alternative spelling of foo-foo.


Origin of Fufu

  • From Twi fufuu Ewe fufu Yoruba fùfú or kindred words in many other languages of West Africa

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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