Tempeh meaning

tĕm'pā'
A high-protein food made from partially cooked, fermented soybeans.
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A cheeselike, high-protein food, originally of Indonesia, made of cooked soybeans fermented with a rhizopus fungus and used as a meat substitute, in salads, etc.
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An Indonesian food made from partially-cooked fermented soybeans, mixed with a fungus (Rhizopus oligosporus)
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Origin of tempeh

  • Indonesian tempe from Javanese soybean cakes
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Wiktionary