a relish made of fruits, as raisins and mangoes, spices, herbs, and sugar, with vinegar or lemon juice
also sp. chut′nee
Origin of chutneyHindi chatn?
A pungent relish made of fruits, spices, and herbs.
Origin of chutneyHindi and Urdu ca&tlowdot;n&imacron;, from Hindi and Urdu c&amacron;&tlowdot;n&amacron;, to taste; see chaat.
(usually uncountable, plural chutneys)
From the Hindi चटनी (chaṭnī).