Definition of shea butter noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


shea butter

BrE BrE//ˈʃiː bʌtə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʃiː bʌtər//
; BrE also BrE//ˈʃiːə bʌtə(r)//
; NAmE also NAmE//ˈʃeɪ bʌtər//
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a type of fat obtained from the nuts of the shea tree, used in foods and cosmetics
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: shea butter