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Definition of butterscotch noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    butterscotch

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈbʌtəskɒtʃ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʌtərskɑːtʃ//
     
    [uncountable] Sweets and desserts
     
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  1. 1a type of hard pale brown sweet/candy made by boiling butter and brown sugar together See related entries: Sweets and desserts
  2. 2(especially North American English) a sauce flavoured with butterscotch, used for pouring on ice cream, etc.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: butterscotch