ghee

[ gee ]
/ gi /

noun

a kind of liquid butter, used especially in the cooking of India, made from the milk of cows or buffaloes and clarified by boiling.

Origin of ghee

First recorded in 1655–65, ghee is from the Hindi word ghī
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ghee

/ (ɡiː) /

noun

butter, clarified by boiling, used in Indian cookery

Word Origin for ghee

C17: from Hindi ghī, from Sanskrit ghri sprinkle
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