Adjective "jaggery" definition and examples

(Jaggery may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈdʒaɡ(ə)ri/

Definitions and examples

noun

A coarse dark brown sugar made in India by evaporation of the sap of palm trees.
  1. 'Add the tomato purée, jaggery, chilli and garam masala powders and water if required.'
  2. 'Some 70 lakh children were being fed with ghoogri, a cooked meal of wheat and jaggery.'

More definitions

1. a coarse, dark sugar, especially that made from the sap of East Indian palm trees.

More examples(as adjective)

"wills can be jaggery."

Origin

Late 16th century: from Portuguese xagara, jag(a)ra, from Malayalam cakkarā, from Sanskrit śarkarā ‘sugar’.