jaggery

[jag-uh-ree]

Origin of jaggery

1590–1600; < Portuguese (of India) jágara, jagre < Malayalam chakkara < Sanskrit śarkarā sugar
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jaggery

jaggary or jagghery

noun
  1. a coarse brown sugar made in the East Indies from the sap of the date palm

Word Origin for jaggery

C16: from Hindi jāgrī; compare Sanskrit sárkarā gritty substance, sugar
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