Definition of shea butter in English:

shea butter

Line breaks: shea but¦ter
Pronunciation: /ˈʃiːbʌtə(r)


[mass noun]
A fatty substance obtained from the nuts of the shea tree, used in cosmetic skin preparations and food.
More example sentences
  • Regional trade networks deal in locally produced agricultural goods, such as potatoes, rice, shea butter, and kola nuts.
  • Combines all-natural sea salts with skin-hydrating shea butter and meadowfoam seed oil (a non-greasy moisturizer good for even the most sensitive skin types).
  • This body cream, made of olive oil, shea butter, and essential oils, promises to soften skin, especially elbows, knees, and feet.

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