Turkish delight

noun

Definition of Turkish delight 

: a jellylike or gummy confection usually cut in cubes and dusted with sugar

called also Turkish paste

First Known Use of Turkish delight

1877, in the meaning defined above

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Turkish delight

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Turkish delight

: a type of candy made of thick jelly that is cut into pieces and covered with sugar

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