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jaggery

[jag-uh-ree] /ˈdʒæg ə ri/
noun
1.
a coarse, dark sugar, especially that made from the sap of East Indian palm trees.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; < Portuguese (of India) jágara, jagre < Malayalam chakkara < Sanskrit śarkarā sugar
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Examples for jaggery
  • Over an ageing intercom, they take orders to buy and sell mustard seed and jaggery for delivery one or two months hence.
  • Its body is a mixture of bricks, limestone, jaggery and mud fetched from elephant and horse stables.
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jaggery

/ˈdʒæɡərɪ/
noun
1.
a coarse brown sugar made in the East Indies from the sap of the date palm
Word Origin
C16: from Hindi jāgrī; compare Sanskrit sárkarā gritty substance, sugar
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