Meaning of butterscotch

but•ter•scotch

Pronunciation: (but'ur-skoch"), [key]
— n.
  1. a flavor produced in puddings, frostings, ice cream, etc., by combining brown sugar, vanilla extract, and butter with other ingredients.
  2. a hard, brittle taffy made with butter, brown sugar, etc.
  3. a golden brown color.
—adj.
  1. having the flavor of butterscotch.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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