blancmange

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noun blanc·mange \blə-ˈmänj, -ˈmäⁿzh\

Definition of blancmange

  1. :  a usually sweetened and flavored dessert made from gelatinous or starchy ingredients and milk

Origin and Etymology of blancmange

Middle English blancmanger, from Anglo-French *blanc manger, literally, white food


First Known Use: 1717


BLANCMANGE Defined for English Language Learners

blancmange

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noun blanc·mange \blə-ˈmänj, -ˈmäⁿzh\

Definition of blancmange for English Language Learners

  • : a cold, sweet dessert that looks like jelly formed into a shape

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