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Definition of butterscotch noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    butterscotch

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈbʌt̮ərˌskɑtʃ//
     
    [uncountable]
     
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  1. 1a type of hard, pale brown candy made by boiling butter and brown sugar together
  2. 2a sauce flavored with butterscotch, used for pouring on ice cream, etc.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: butterscotch