noun Etymology: Hungarian lekvár jam Date: circa 1958 a prune butter used as a pastry filling

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  • Lekvar — ia a thich jam or fruit butter. Lekvár is a very thick, sometimes coarse jam of pure ripe fruit. Lekvar is of Central and Eastern European origin.Lekvár is usually made of fruits like apricot, peach, strawberry, plum, prune, raspberry, cherry or… …   Wikipedia

  • Lekvár — de frambuesa. El lekvár es un tipo de mermelada gruesa muy espesa hecha de fruta madura, oriunda del centro de Europa. Suele hacerse con albaricoque, melocotón, frambuesa, ciruela, fresa, cereza o cereza ácida, pero también puede emplearse… …   Wikipedia Español

  • lekvar — [lek′vär΄] n. [Hung] a sweet purée of cooked plums or prunes, used chiefly as a filling in pastries …   English World dictionary

  • lekvar — noun a sweet filling made of prunes or apricots • Hypernyms: ↑filling * * * ˈlekˌvär, ˌvȧ(r noun ( s) Etymology: Hungarian lekvár : a prune butter used as a pastry filling * * * /lek vahr/ …   Useful english dictionary

  • lekvar — /lek vahr/, n. Hungarian Cookery. a soft, jamlike spread made of sweetened prunes or apricots. [1955 60; < Hungarian lekvár jam, marmalade < Slovak, by form of Czech lektvar electuary < MHG la(c)twarje, latwerge (G Latwerge) < OF leitüaire,… …   Universalium

  • lekvar — lek•var [[t]ˈlɛk vɑr[/t]] n. coo a jamlike spread of prunes or apricots, often used as a pastry filling • Etymology: 1955–60; < Hungarian lekvár jam, marmalade < Slovak; cf. Czech lektvar electuary « LL ēlēctuārium electuary …   From formal English to slang

  • lekvar — noun A sweet spread made from apricots or prunes …   Wiktionary

  • lekvar —    (LEHK vahr) [Hungarian] In Hungarian cooking, a soft, sweet paste or spread made from cooked prunes or apricots …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

  • lekvar — lek·var …   English syllables

  • Plum — For other uses, see Plum (disambiguation). Plum A plum whole and split Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

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