Definition of Jaggery

1. Noun. Unrefined brown sugar made from palm sap.




Definition of Jaggery

1. n. Raw palm sugar, made in the East Indies by evaporating the fresh juice of several kinds of palm trees, but specifically that of the palmyra (Borassus flabelliformis).

Definition of Jaggery

1. Noun. A traditional unrefined sugar used throughout South and South-East Asia. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jaggery

1. a coarse, dark sugar [n -GERIES]

Medical Definition of Jaggery

1. Raw palm sugar, made in the East Indies by evaporating the fresh juice of several kinds of palm trees, but specifically that of the palmyra (Borassus flabelliformis). Alternative forms: jagghery. Origin: Hind jagri. Cf. Sugar. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jaggery

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jaggery (current term)
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Literary usage of Jaggery

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1. Tropical Agriculture: A Treatise on the Culture, Preparation, Commerce and by Peter Lund Simmonds (1889)
"There are about 70000000 nuts produced, and 20000 cwts. of jaggery made from the sap. * By W. Ferguson, of Ceylon. ..."

2. Constraints on Kenya's Food and Beverage Exports by Michael Schluter (1984)
"An alternative would be to expand the already substantial jaggery production for domestic ... The number of jaggery factories in Kenya is uncertain. ..."

3. Journal of the Statistical Society of London by Statistical Society (Great Britain) (1850)
"In the district of Cuddapah as much as 6564Ibs. of goor (at Madras called jaggery), nearly 3 tons per acre, equal to one ton of sugar, is produced, ..."

4. Monks' Cookbook by Himalayan Academy, Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami (1997)
"jaggery, Borassus flabellifer jaggery is a dark, hard brownish sugar made from the ... A product from boiling sugarcane juice is often sold as jaggery, ..."

5. All about the "coconut Palm" (Cocos Nucifera): Including Practical by John Ferguson (1898)
"jaggery, which is a coarse kind of sugar, is obtained by evaporating the watery part of the sweet juice (technically called in Ceylon ..."

6. The Dictionary of Trade Products, Manufacturing, and Technical Terms: With a by Peter Lund Simmonds (1858)
"... t is also called jaggery; 12 pints ot the inade sugar; the concentrated syrup or sap are boiled down to one of goor, and iour of goor yield one of good ..."

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