mowrah butter

variants: or mowrah oil or less commonly mahua butter

Definition of mowrah butter

: a bitter-tasting white or yellow soft fat obtained from the seeds of various East Indian trees of the genus Madhuca (as M. latifolia and M. longifolia) and used in soap, candles, and foods — compare indian butter

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“Mowrah butter.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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