n. (also ghi) Indian clarified butter esp. from the milk of a buffalo or cow.
Etymology: Hindi ghi f. Skr. ghritaacute- sprinkled

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  • Ghee — (g[=e]), n. [Hind. gh[=i] clarified butter, Skr. gh[.r]ta.] Butter clarified by boiling, and thus converted into a kind of oil. [India] Malcom. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ghee — ● ghee nom masculin (anglais ghee, du sanskrit ghī) En Inde, matière grasse constituée de beurre clarifié …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Ghee — [gi:] das; <aus gleichbed. engl. ghee zu Hindi ghi, dies aus altind. ghṛtá »gereinigte Butter«> in Indien zum Kochen verwendetes, aus Büffel u. Kuhmilch hergestelltes butterschmalzähnliches Fett …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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  • Ghee — (engl. spr. gih), s. Bassiafette …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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  • ghee — [ gi ] noun uncount butter used in Indian cooking …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ghee —    (ghee) [Hindi] In India, a type of clarified butter made from buffalo’s milk or cow’s milk, used in cooking …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

  • ghee — ► NOUN ▪ clarified butter used in Indian cooking. ORIGIN from Sanskrit, sprinkled …   English terms dictionary

  • ghee — [gē] n. [Hindi ghī] in India, the liquid butter remaining when butter from cow s milk or buffalo milk is melted, boiled, and strained …   English World dictionary

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