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Definition of tofu noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

tofu

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈtəʊfuː//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtoʊfuː//
 
(also bean curd) [uncountable]
 
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a soft white substance that is made from soya and used in cooking, often instead of meat Word Originfrom Japanese tōfu, from Chinese dòufu, from dòu ‘beans’ + ‘rot, turn sour’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: tofu