chutnee

chutney

[chuht-nee]
noun, plural chutneys.
a sauce or relish of East Indian origin, often compounded of both sweet and sour ingredients, as fruits and herbs, with spices and other seasoning.
Also, chutnee.


Origin:
1805–15; < Hindi chatnī

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chutney (ˈtʃʌtnɪ)
 
n
1.  a pickle of Indian origin, made from fruit, vinegar, spices, sugar, etc: mango chutney
2.  a type of music popular in the Caribbean Asian community, much influenced by calypso
 
[C19: from Hindi catni, of uncertain origin]

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chutney
1813, from Hindi chatni.
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