butterscotch Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"butterscotch" in British English

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butterscotchnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈbʌt.ə.skɒtʃ/  us   /ˈbʌt̬.ɚ.skɑːtʃ/
a hard, light-brown ​coloured, ​sweetfood made by ​boilingbutter and ​sugar together
(Definition of butterscotch from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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butterscotchnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈbʌt̬·ərˌskɑtʃ/
a hard, yellow-brown ​candy made by ​boilingbutter, ​brownsugar, and ​water together, or a ​flavoring that ​tastes like this ​candy
(Definition of butterscotch from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “butterscotch”
in Chinese (Simplified) 奶油硬糖…
in Chinese (Traditional) 奶油硬糖, 牛奶糖…
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