Turkish delight


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

called also Turkish paste

Word History

First Known Use

1877, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Turkish delight was in 1877

Dictionary Entries Near Turkish delight

Cite this Entry

“Turkish delight.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Turkish%20delight. Accessed 8 Jun. 2023.

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