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chutney

or chutnee

[chuht-nee] /ˈtʃʌt ni/
noun, plural chutneys.
1.
a sauce or relish of East Indian origin, often compounded of both sweet and sour ingredients, as fruits and herbs, with spices and other seasoning.
Origin of chutney
1805-1815
First recorded in 1805-15, chutney is from the Hindi word chatnī
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chutney

/ˈtʃʌtnɪ/
noun
1.
a pickle of Indian origin, made from fruit, vinegar, spices, sugar, etc: mango chutney
2.
a type of music popular in the Caribbean Asian community, much influenced by calypso
Word Origin
C19: from Hindi catni, of uncertain origin
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chutney

n.

1813, from Hindi chatni.

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