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  • n. a group of Niger-Congo languages spoken primarily in southeastern Mali and northern Ghana

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Examples

  • The taste automatically becomes more delicious when gur is used.

    Celebrating Harvest

  • Home Page of the Ulster-Scots Agency C� go gceapaim f�in gur teanga an-ait go deo ach t?

    One of these days… » 2003 » October » 16

  • The sap is collected either from the flowering stalks at the top of the tree, or from taps in the trunk, and then is boiled down either to a syrup called palm honey, or to a crystallized mass, which in India is known as gur (Hindi) or jaggery (English, via Portuguese from the Sanskrit sharkara).

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • First he is labelled a gur 'aryeh, i.e. "whelp of a lion," which here certainly does not mean a young cub but a young lion in the freshness of his just matured strength.

    Exposition of Genesis: Volume 1

  • In the 6th century B.C., Indians first refined sugar into its simplest form called gur, a lumpy brown substance with a taste like molasses.

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  • Kalas a rupee to purchase 'gur' (coarse sugar), of which all the females partake, as a sacred offering to the sex.

    Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official

  • Bellos doesn't make it entirely clear if the English text here actually corresponds to any Albanian version of Kronikë në gur.

    July Books 19) Verdigris, by Paul Magrs

  • Gur travhf bs gur zrgubq vf gung orpnhfr gurer ner 26 yrggref va gur Ratyvfu nycunorg, gur fnzr rapelcgvba zrgubq jvyy qrpelcg n ebgngrq grkg!

    Alphabet of Computing

  • Fcneebj vf arvgure znyr abe srznyr, ohg lbh hfr gur cebabha ure ng yrnfg bapr.

    REVIEW: Bone Dance by Emma Bull

  • I remember my grandmother giving me a bit of gur (the Hindi word for jaggery) after dinner when I was a child.

    I Spice: Jaggery

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  • Babylonian measurement equivalent of about 80 U.S. gallons (302 litres).

    March 3, 2007