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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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  • I still have to confess that I do not see what there is to fight about in the matter of chutney.

  • Now you understand that I want chutney, and chutney I am going to have.

  • It is not that we care for chutney at all, but that we simply are bound to have it.

  • If there were a bottle of chutney at every table, the delights of chutney would be gone.

  • I am sorry that I have no cards about me, but my name in chutney.

    The River of Darkness William Murray Graydon
  • “We may be thankful we got away with whole skins,” said chutney.

    The River of Darkness William Murray Graydon
  • It was perilous, of course, but some one had to do it, and why not chutney?

    The River of Darkness William Murray Graydon
  • If Indian chutney is served with curry it is a great addition.

    Allied Cookery

    Grace Glergue Harrison and Gertrude Clergue
  • "Like Paprika and chutney," she burst into a half-laugh, looking meaningly at Sard.

    Under the Law Edwina Stanton Babcock
  • chutney, too--devilish fond of chutney, the old boy was; quite a gastro-maniac.

    Alone Norman Douglas
British Dictionary definitions for chutney

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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Word Origin and History for chutney
n.

1813, from Hindi chatni.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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