marmalade

  • 1Marmalade —    Marmalade is a bitter, jellylike preserve, once made from quinces but now primarily from oranges, including some of their peel. This word has thrived in folk stories, even though there is no direct line between the preserve and its ancestor.… …

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  • 2Marmalade — Mar ma*lade (m[aum]r m[.a]*l[=a]d), n. [F. marmelade, Pg. marmelada, fr. marm[ e]lo a quince, fr. L. melimelum honey apple, Gr. meli mhlon a sweet apple, an apple grafted on a quince; me li honey + mh^lon apple. Cf. {Mellifluous}, {Melon}.] A… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3marmalade — Mar ma*lade (m[aum]r m[.a]*l[=a]d), n. [F. marmelade, Pg. marmelada, fr. marm[ e]lo a quince, fr. L. melimelum honey apple, Gr. meli mhlon a sweet apple, an apple grafted on a quince; me li honey + mh^lon apple. Cf. {Mellifluous}, {Melon}.] A… …

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  • 4Marmalade — war eine schottische Popgruppe, die zwischen 1968 und 1976 insgesamt 8 Hits unter den ersten zehn zu verzeichnen hatte. Aufgrund ihrer Berühmtheit wurde ein Cocktail nach ihr benannt, der Marmaladdie . Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Bandgeschichte 2… …

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  • 5marmalade — late 15c., from M.Fr. marmelade, from Port. marmelada quince jelly, marmalade, from marmelo quince, by dissimilation from L. melimelum sweet apple, originally fruit of an apple tree grafted onto quince, from Gk. melimelon, from meli honey (see… …

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  • 6marmalade — ► NOUN ▪ a preserve made from citrus fruit, especially bitter oranges. ORIGIN Portuguese marmelada quince jam , from marmelo quince …

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  • 7marmalade — [mär′mə lād΄] n. [OFr marmelade < Port marmelada, orig., confection of quinces < marmelo, quince < L melimelum < Gr melimēlon, sweet apple < meli, honey (see MILDEW) + mēlon, apple] a jamlike preserve made by boiling the pulp, and… …

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  • 8Marmalade — Not to be confused with Marmelade. This article is about the type of fruit preserve. For other uses, see Marmalade (disambiguation). Seville orange marmalade with rind Marmalade is a fruit preserve made from the juice and peel of citrus fruits,… …

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  • 9marmalade — Collective term for alcoholic beverages; however, cannot be used to express the alcohol content level. Marmalade is marmalade 30 proof marmalade would be wrong. Got any marmalade? OR Shall I bring marmalade? …

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  • 10marmalade — Collective term for alcoholic beverages; however, cannot be used to express the alcohol content level. Marmalade is marmalade 30 proof marmalade would be wrong. Got any marmalade? OR Shall I bring marmalade? …

    Dictionary of american slang

  • 11marmalade — 1. noun /ˈmɑː(ɹ)m.ə.leɪd/ Citrus fruit variant of jam but distinguished by being made slightly bitter by the addition of the peel and by partial caramelisation during manufacture. Most commonly made with Seville oranges, and usually qualified by… …

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  • 12marmalade — n. orange marmalade * * * [ mɑːməleɪd] orange marmalade …

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  • 13marmalade — [16] The word marmalade originally denoted ‘quince jam’. It comes via French from Portuguese marmelada, a derivative of marmelo ‘quince’. And marmelo goes back via Latin melimēlum to Greek melímēlon, a term meaning literally ‘honeyapple’ which… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 14marmalade — UK [ˈmɑː(r)məleɪd] / US [ˈmɑrməˌleɪd] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms marmalade : singular marmalade plural marmalades a sweet food made from cooked fruit such as oranges or lemons that is usually spread onto bread and eaten at breakfast …

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  • 15marmalade — [16] The word marmalade originally denoted ‘quince jam’. It comes via French from Portuguese marmelada, a derivative of marmelo ‘quince’. And marmelo goes back via Latin melimēlum to Greek melímēlon, a term meaning literally ‘honeyapple’ which… …

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  • 16marmalade — noun Marmalade is used before these nouns: ↑jar …

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  • 17marmalade — [[t]mɑ͟ː(r)məleɪd[/t]] marmalades N MASS Marmalade is a food made from oranges, lemons, or grapefruit that is similar to jam. It is eaten on bread or toast at breakfast …

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  • 18marmalade — /ˈmaməleɪd / (say mahmuhlayd) noun a jelly like preserve with fruit (usually citrus) suspended in small pieces. {late Middle English, from French marmelade, from Portuguese marmelada quince marmalade, from Latin melimēla, from Greek melimēlon,… …

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  • 19marmalade — marmeladas statusas Aprobuotas sritis maistas apibrėžtis Drebučių konsistencijos gaminys iš vandens, cukrų ir vieno ar kelių citrusinių vaisių produktų: minkštimo, tyrės, sulčių, vandeninių ekstraktų ir žievelių. Citrusinių vaisių 1000 g produkto …

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  • 20marmalade — n. a preserve of citrus fruit, usu. bitter oranges, made like jam. Phrases and idioms: marmalade cat a cat with orange fur. Etymology: F marmelade f. Port. marmelada quince jam f. marmelo quince f. L melimelum f. Gk melimelon f. meli honey +… …

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