bean curd

bean curd
cheeselike food made of curdled soybean milk
Syn: ↑tofu
Hypernyms: ↑curd
Substance Meronyms: ↑soya milk, ↑soybean milk, ↑soymilk

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noun also bean cheese
: a soft vegetable cheese extensively eaten in the Orient that is prepared by treating soybean milk with magnesium chloride, dilute acids, or other coagulants and draining and pressing

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bean curd noun
A soft paste made from soya beans, used in Chinese and vegetarian cookery
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Main Entry:bean

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bean curd UK US noun [uncountable]
a soft white food made from soya beans
Thesaurus: beans, lentils and peashyponym types of food or drinkhypernym

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bean curd,
a soft cheese made by coagulating the milk of soybeans, eaten originally in the Far East, but now in many soups and other dishes of Western cooking.

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n. another term for tofu

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noun [noncount]

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ˈbean curd [bean curd] noun uncountable
= tofu

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  • bean curd — n [U] a soft white food made from ↑soya beans = ↑tofu …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bean curd — bean ,curd noun uncount a soft white food made from SOYBEANS: TOFU …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bean curd — bean′ curd n. coo tofu …   From formal English to slang

  • bean curd — n. TOFU …   English World dictionary

  • bean curd — N UNCOUNT Bean curd is a soft white or brown food made from soya beans. Syn: tofu …   English dictionary

  • bean curd — noun Date: circa 1885 tofu …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bean curd — tofu. * * * …   Universalium

  • bean curd — noun tofu …   Wiktionary

  • bean curd — noun another term for tofu …   English new terms dictionary

  • bean curd — noun (C) a soft white food made from soy beans; tofu …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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