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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A condiment of South Asian origin typically made of fruits or vegetables pickled in oil, lemon juice or vinegar, salt, and spices.

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  • noun A spicy and salty pickle of Indian cuisine.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Hindi acār and Urdu ačār both from Persian āčār, pickle.]

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From Hindustani आचार / آچار (āćār), from Persian

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