chutney

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noun chut·ney \ˈchət-nē\

Definition of chutney

plural

chutneys

  1. :  a thick sauce of Indian origin that contains fruits, vinegar, sugar, and spices and is used as a condiment

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Origin and Etymology of chutney

Hindi caṭnī & Urdu chaṭnī


CHUTNEY Defined for English Language Learners

chutney

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Definition of chutney for English Language Learners

  • : a thick sauce that is made from fruits, vinegar, sugar, and spices



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