Mulligatawny definition

mŭlĭ-gə-tônē
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A South Asian soup having a meat or chicken base and curry seasoning.
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A spicy soup of S India, made of chicken and vegetables, curry, and, sometimes, rice, coconut, cream, etc.
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An Indian soup having a meat base and curry seasoning.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of mulligatawny - mullagatawny

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
mulligatawny
Plural:
mulligatawnies

Origin of mulligatawny

  • Tamil miḷagutaṇṇī miḷagu pepper taṇṇīr cool water (taṇ cool) (ṇīr water)

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

  • Transliteration of Tamil மூலிகைத்தன்னீர் "pepper water".

    From Wiktionary