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- n. A dish of boiled, mashed yams, plantain, or other starchy vegetables, common as food in West and Equatorial Africa and the Caribbean. Sold in speciality stores (US) in dry powdered or granulated form.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A negro name for dough made from plantains, the fruit being boiled and then pounded in a mortar.
- n. A person not worth notice: a term of contempt.
From West African languages such as Ewe, fufú meaning 'white-white' (Wiktionary)