noun Etymology: Portuguese jágara, probably from Malayalam chakkara sugar Date: 1631 an unrefined brown sugar made from palm sap

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  • jaggery — /jag euh ree/, n. a coarse, dark sugar, esp. that made from the sap of East Indian palm trees. [1590 1600; < Pg (of India) jágara, jagre < Malayalam chakkara < Skt sarkara SUGAR] * * * …   Universalium

  • jaggery — noun A traditional unrefined sugar used throughout South and South East Asia …   Wiktionary

  • jaggery — jag·ger·y || dʒægÉ™rɪ n. coarse dark brown sugar made from the sap of palm trees in India …   English contemporary dictionary

  • jaggery — [ dʒag(ə)ri] noun a coarse brown sugar made in India from the sap of palm trees. Origin C16: from Port. xagara, jag(a)ra, from Malayalam cakkarā, from Sanskrit śarkarā sugar …   English new terms dictionary

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