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marmalade

noun mar·ma·lade \ˈmär-mə-ˌlād\

: a sweet jelly that contains pieces of fruit

Full Definition of MARMALADE

:  a clear sweetened jelly in which pieces of fruit and fruit rind are suspended

Examples of MARMALADE

  1. a jar of orange marmalade

Origin of MARMALADE

Middle English marmelat quince conserve, Portuguese marmelada, from marmelo quince, from Latin melimelum, a sweet apple, from Greek melimēlon, from meli honey + mēlon apple — more at mellifluous
First Known Use: circa 1676

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