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mantequilla escocesa

English translation: butterscotch

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Spanish term or phrase:mantequilla escocesa
English translation:butterscotch
Entered by: Catherine Harrison
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22:15 Aug 4, 2004
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Science - Chemistry; Chem Sci/Eng / chemicals?
Spanish term or phrase: mantequilla escocesa
This is an odor (used to describe the smell of a substance during testing). Also found it in a description of Scotch whiskey, but still can't hit on it in English.
Catherine Harrison
Mexico
Local time: 09:27
butterscotch
Explanation:
Just a guess...
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Sandra Alboum
United States
Local time: 10:27
Grading comment
This must be it! Thanks Sandra!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
3 +4butterscotch
Sandra Alboum


  

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8 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +4
butterscotch


Explanation:
Just a guess...


Sandra Alboum
United States
Local time: 10:27
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
This must be it! Thanks Sandra!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Mapi: Although that is not just butter (butter + brown sugar), it goes very well for describing alcoholic aromas, as it has a very distictive one . I have the feeling this is it, probably badly translated from English into Spanish in the first place.
12 mins

agree  hatchepsut: absolutely!
42 mins

agree  Maisar
9 hrs

agree  moken: if it comes down to guessing, there seems to be no logical alternative. i've never heard of any such thing in spanish as "mantequilla escocesa" :O) :O)
10 hrs
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