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marmalade

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noun mar·ma·lade \ˈmär-mə-ˌlād\

Simple Definition of marmalade

  • : a sweet jelly that contains pieces of fruit

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of marmalade

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

Examples of marmalade in a sentence

  1. a jar of orange marmalade



Origin and Etymology 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


MARMALADE Defined for Kids

marmalade

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noun mar·ma·lade \ˈmär-mə-ˌlād\

Definition of marmalade for Students

  1. :  a jam containing pieces of fruit and fruit rind <orange marmalade>




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