an assortment of appetizers, esp. in Hawaiian or Oriental cuisine
A typical pupu platter, as found in American Chinese cuisine, might include an egg roll, spare ribs, chicken wings, chicken fingers, beef teriyaki, skewered beef, fried wontons, crab rangoon, and fried shrimp.
1960; fr. Hawaiian, ‘chicken, fish, or banana served with kava’
[poo-poo] /ˈpu pu/ noun, Polynesian-Hawaiian Cookery. 1. any hot or cold usually bite-size appetizer, often served in a varied assortment.
[pur] /pɜr/ noun, verb (used with or without object), purred, purring. 1. . [pur] /pɜr/ verb (used without object) 1. to utter a low, continuous, murmuring sound expressive of contentment or pleasure, as a cat does. 2. (of things) to make a sound suggestive of the purring of a cat: The new motor of the […]
[poo r-uh-sey; Spanish poo-rah-se] /ˌpʊər əˈseɪ; Spanish ˌpu rɑˈsɛ/ noun 1. an active volcano in SW Colombia. 15,603 feet (4756 meters).
[poo-rah-nuh] /pʊˈrɑ nə/ noun 1. any of 18 collections of Hindu legends and religious instructions. /pʊˈrɑːnə/ noun 1. any of a class of Sanskrit writings not included in the Vedas, characteristically recounting the birth and deeds of Hindu gods and the creation, destruction, or recreation of the universe ancient Sanskrit writings of a legendary character, […]