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English definition of “shea butter”

shea butter

noun [U] uk   /ˈʃeɪˌbʌt.ər/ us    /-ˌbʌt̬.ɚ/
a yellow fat from a type of nut, used in make-up and soap and as a food: This product contains avocado oil and shea butter to leave your skin silky smooth.Fats and oils in food and cookingMake-up and skin care
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