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ghee

[ gee ]
/ gi /
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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.

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Origin of ghee

First recorded in 1655–65, ghee is from the Hindi word ghī
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British Dictionary definitions for ghee

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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