Turkish delight

Turkish delight
noun Date: 1877 a jellylike or gummy confection usually cut in cubes and dusted with sugar — called also Turkish paste

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Turkish Delight — Turkish Delight, lokum, or loukoum is a confection made from starch and sugar. It is often flavored with rosewater and lemon, the former giving it a characteristic pale pink color. It has a soft, jelly like and sometimes sticky consistency, and… …   Wikipedia

  • Turkish delight — Turkish delights N VAR Turkish delight is a jelly like sweet that is covered with powdered sugar or chocolate …   English dictionary

  • Turkish delight — or Turkish paste n. a kind of candy consisting of cubes of a flavored jellylike substance covered with powdered sugar …   English World dictionary

  • Turkish delight — er en slags konfekt fra Tyrkiet. I Tyrkiet kaldes det for Rahat, og det er lyserødt og hvidt og sødt …   Danske encyklopædi

  • Turkish delight — ► NOUN ▪ a sweet consisting of flavoured gelatin coated in icing sugar …   English terms dictionary

  • Turkish Delight — Lokum Lokum [loˈkum] ist eine Süßigkeit auf Basis eines Sirups aus gelierter Stärke und Zucker, oft auch mit Mastix. Es ist weich und klebrig, mit einem transparent gelblichen Aussehen. Das Wort Lokum stammt aus dem Türkischen. Die vollständige… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Turkish Delight — noun a jellied candy typically flavored with rose water • Hypernyms: ↑candy, ↑confect * * * noun [noncount] : a type of candy made of thick jelly that is cut into pieces and covered with sugar * * * ˌTurkish deˈlight [Turkish delight] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Turkish delight — Turkish de light n [U] BrE a type of sweet made from firm ↑jelly that is cut into pieces and covered in sugar or chocolate …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Turkish delight — Turkish de light noun uncount a type of candy made from square pieces of firm JELLY covered with sugar …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Turkish delight — Turk′ish delight′ n. coo a candy made of fruit juice and gelatin, cubed and dusted with sugar. Also called Turk′ish paste′ • Etymology: 1865–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • Turkish delight — /tɜkɪʃ dəˈlaɪt/ (say terkish duh luyt) noun a cubed, gelatine stiffened confection covered with icing sugar. Also, Grecian delight …   Australian English dictionary

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