Definition of mulligatawny in English:

mulligatawny

Line breaks: mul¦li¦ga|tawny
Pronunciation: /ˌmʌlɪgəˈtɔːni
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • A spicy meat soup originally made in India: [as modifier]: mulligatawny soup
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    • It is most often used to flavor mulligatawny soup.
    • Well-priced lunch items include an appealingly peppery mulligatawny soup, the appetizer of the day and basmati rice.
    • A little coy now, Alicia sat down on the edge of her mother's bed and began haltingly, ‘Well… we had mulligatawny soup to start with, veal cutlets and leeks au gratin as a main course, Baked Alaska for dessert, followed by coffee.

Origin

from Tamil miḷaku-taṇṇi 'pepper water'.

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