Definition of putu in English:

putu

(also phuthu, phutu) (Philippine English puto)

noun

South African
  • Porridge made from maize meal; = putu pap.

Origin

1940s. From Afrikaans putu (usually in form poetoe) or its etymon Zulu uphuthu thick porridge.

Pronunciation

putu

/ˈpuːtuː/