Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

Date: 1900-2000
Language: Japanese
Origin: tenpura

tempura

noun
     
tem‧pu‧ra [uncountable]
a type of Japanese food that consists of fish or vegetables fried in batter

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary