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n. pl. mul·li·ga·taw·nies
A South Asian soup having a meat or chicken base and curry seasoning.
[Tamil miḷagutaṇṇī : miḷagu, pepper + taṇṇīr, cool water (taṇ, cool + ṇīr, water).]
(Cookery) a curry-flavoured soup of Anglo-Indian origin, made with meat stock
[C18: from Tamil milakutanni, from milaku pepper + tanni water]
mul•li•ga•taw•ny(ˌmʌl ɪ gəˈtɔ ni)
a curry-flavored soup of East Indian origin, made with chicken or meat stock.
[1775–85; < Tamil miḷakutaṇṇīr literally, pepper water]
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|Noun||1.||mulligatawny - a soup of eastern India that is flavored with curry; prepared with a meat or chicken base|
soup - liquid food especially of meat or fish or vegetable stock often containing pieces of solid food