Definitions for jaggeryˈdʒæg ə ri
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
jag•ger•yˈdʒæg ə ri(n.)
a coarse, dark sugar, esp. that made from the sap of East Indian palm trees.
Category: Indian (India)
Origin of jaggery:
1590–1600; < Pg (of India) jágara, jagre < Malayalam chakkara < Skt śarkarāsugar
jaggery, jagghery, jaggary(noun)
unrefined brown sugar made from palm sap
A traditional unrefined sugar used throughout South and South-East Asia.
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)