jaggery

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Indo-Portuguese jágara, jagra, from Kannada ಶರ್ಕರೆ (śarkare), Urdu شکر (shakkar), from Sanskrit शर्करा (śárkarā) (hence ultimately cognate to English sugar).

Noun[edit]

jaggery (plural jaggeries)

  1. A traditional unrefined sugar used throughout South and South-East Asia.

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