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"shea butter" in British English

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shea butternoun [U]

uk   /ˈʃeɪˌbʌt.ər/  us   /-ˌbʌt̬.ɚ/
a ​yellowfat from a ​type of ​nut, used in ​make-up and ​soap and as a ​food: This ​productcontainsavocadooil and shea ​butter to ​leaveyourskinsilkysmooth.
(Definition of shea butter from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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