mowrah butter

noun

variants or mowrah oil or less commonly mahua 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mowrah%20butter. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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