Main definitions of puto in English

: puto1puto2

puto1

noun

  • (in Filipino cuisine) a steamed cake made with rice flour.

    ‘in this recipe, the texture of the puto is soft and fluffy’

Origin

Tagalog.

Pronunciation

puto

/ˈpuːtəʊ/

Main definitions of puto in English

: puto1puto2

puto2

noun

Philippine English
  • A steamed rice cake, typically eaten as a snack with butter and grated coconut or as an accompaniment to savoury dishes.

Origin

1930s. From Tagalog puto.

Pronunciation

puto

/ˈpuːtəʊ/