jaggery

[jag-uh-ree]
noun
a coarse, dark sugar, especially that made from the sap of East Indian palm trees.

Origin:
1590–1600; < Portuguese (of India) jágara, jagre < Malayalam chakkara < Sanskrit śarkarā sugar

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jaggery, jaggary or jagghery (ˈdʒæɡərɪ)
 
n
a coarse brown sugar made in the East Indies from the sap of the date palm
 
[C16: from Hindi jāgrī; compare Sanskrit sárkarā gritty substance, sugar]
 
jaggary, jaggary or jagghery
 
n
 
[C16: from Hindi jāgrī; compare Sanskrit sárkarā gritty substance, sugar]
 
jagghery, jaggary or jagghery
 
n
 
[C16: from Hindi jāgrī; compare Sanskrit sárkarā gritty substance, sugar]

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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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