Complete Definition of "ghee"

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Alternative forms
ghi

Etymology
From Hindustani घी (ghī) / URchar|گھی < from Sanskrit घृतं (ghṛta.n), sprinkled

Pronunciation
AHD|gē, IPA|/ɡiː/, SAMPA|/gi:/
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-iː|-iː

Noun
en-noun|-

  1. A type of clarified butter used in South Asian cooking; usli ghee.
  2. (in India) vegetable oil for cooking.

Translations

Arabic: ARchar|سمن
French: ghî m, ghee m
German: Butterschmalz m
Hebrew: גהי
Hindi: घी (ghī) m
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Japanese: ギー
Telugu: నెయ్యి (neyyi)
Urdu: URchar|گھی (ghī) m

Quotations
1973 Madhur Jaffrey - An Invitation to Indian Cooking
:There are two kinds of ghee. Usli ghee or clarified butter is used rarely, partly because of its expense and partly because Indians consider it "heavy". The more commonly used ghee is a mixture of various vegetable oils.

Category:Foods
Category:Hindi derivations
Category:Urdu derivations

ru:ghee
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