chutney or chut·nee [chuht-nee] ExamplesWord Origin noun, plural chut·neys.
- a sauce or relish of East Indian origin, often compounded of both sweet and sour ingredients, as fruits and herbs, with spices and other seasoning.
Origin of chutney First recorded in 1805–15, chutney is from the Hindi word chatnī Examples from the Web for chutnee Historical Examples of chutnee
An old pupil sends me my chutnee; and I always keep it for grand occasions, like this and the break-up party.
Fancy a high-souled creature, capable of æsthetics, giving her mind to soup or the right proportion of chutnee for the curry!
Then mix the powder, paste, chutnee, and cassareep into a thin paste with the lemon juice.
I must also observe that chutnee is excellent with all kinds of broiled devils; a little curry-powder may be introduced.
Fancy a high-souled creature, capable of sthetics, giving her mind to soup or the right proportion of chutnee for the curry!
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British Dictionary definitions for chutnee chutney noun
- a pickle of Indian origin, made from fruit, vinegar, spices, sugar, etcmango chutney
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Word Origin for chutney C19: from Hindi catni, of uncertain origin Word Origin and History for chutnee chutney n.
1813, from Hindi chatni.