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Related to ghee: clarified butter
A clarified semifluid butter used especially in South Asian cooking.
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(Cookery) butter, clarified by boiling, used in Indian cookery
[C17: from Hindi ghī, from Sanskrit ghri sprinkle]
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clarified butter made from the milk of cows or buffaloes.
[1655–65; < Hindi ghī]
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Butter which has been clarified by boiling and is totally free of milk solids. It has a nutty flavor and is used in Indian dishes.
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