Jaggery meaning

jăgə-rē
Unrefined sugar made from the sap of palm trees or sugar cane.
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A dark, crude sugar from the sap of certain palm trees.
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A traditional unrefined sugar used throughout South and South-East Asia.
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Origin of jaggery

  • Portuguese dialectal jágara probably from Malayalam śarkkara from Sanskrit śarkarā sugar, grit

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Indo-Portuguese jágara, jagra, from Kannada ಶರ್ಕರೆ (śarkare), Urdu شکر (shakkar).

    From Wiktionary