vanaspati

/ (vəˈnæspətɪ) /

noun

a hydrogenated vegetable fat commonly used in India as a substitute for butter

Nearby words

  1. vanadinite,
  2. vanadium,
  3. vanadium pentoxide,
  4. vanadium steel,
  5. vanadous,
  6. vanbrugh,
  7. vance,
  8. vancomycin,
  9. vancouver,
  10. vancouver, george

Word Origin for vanaspati

C20: the Sanskrit name of a forest plant, from vana forest + pati lord

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