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Definition of "chutney" [chut•ney]

  • A pungent relish made of fruits, spices, and herbs. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "chutney" in a sentence
  • "Serve the stew topping with the caramelized apples and onions as well as a drizzle of tamarind chutney (the chutney is the inky dark drizzle in the pictures)."
  • "In fact, the English word chutney itself derives from Indian languages."
  • "This chutney is a permanent feature of the everyday menu in my parents 'home, but for some strange reason, I had never attempted to make it."