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blancmange

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noun blanc·mange \blə-ˈmänj, -ˈmäⁿzh\

Simple Definition of blancmange

  • : a cold, sweet dessert that looks like jelly formed into a shape

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of blancmange

  1. :  a usually sweetened and flavored dessert made from gelatinous or starchy ingredients and milk

Origin and Etymology of blancmange

Middle English blancmanger, from Anglo-French *blanc manger, literally, white food


First Known Use: 1717


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