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toffee

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈtɒf.i/  us   /ˈtɑː.fi/
a hard, chewy, often brown sweet that is made from sugar boiled with butter
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in Arabic طوفي (نوع مِن الحَلْوى)…
in Korean 토피…
in Malaysian tofi…
in French caramel (au beurre)…
in Turkish karamelâ, şekerleme…
in Italian caramella moux…
in Chinese (Traditional) 奶油糖,太妃糖…
in Russian ирис (конфета)…
in Polish toffi…
in Vietnamese kẹo bơ cứng…
in Spanish caramelo…
in Portuguese caramelo tofe, bala tofe…
in Thai ลูกอม…
in German das Sahnebonbon…
in Catalan caramel (tou)…
in Japanese トフィー, キャラメル…
in Indonesian gula-gula…
in Chinese (Simplified) 乳脂糖,太妃糖…
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