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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The first known use of Turkish delight was in 1877

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“Turkish delight.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Turkish%20delight. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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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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