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chutney

or chut·nee

[ chuht-nee ]
/ ˈtʃʌt ni /
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noun, plural chut·neys.
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.
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Origin of chutney

First recorded in 1805–15, chutney is from the Hindi word chatnī
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British Dictionary definitions for chutney

chutney
/ (ˈtʃʌtnɪ) /

noun
a pickle of Indian origin, made from fruit, vinegar, spices, sugar, etcmango chutney
a type of music popular in the Caribbean Asian community, much influenced by calypso

Word Origin for chutney

C19: from Hindi catni, of uncertain origin
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