blancmange

noun
blanc·​mange | \blə-ˈmänj, -ˈmäⁿzh \

Definition of blancmange 

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

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Take your pick: blancmange, tipsy cake, charlotte russe with ladyfingers, cornflake macaroons, sea foam frosting. Barbara Mahany, chicagotribune.com, "Retro cookbooks offer comforts from another era for these uncertain times," 29 June 2018

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First Known Use of blancmange

1717, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for blancmange

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

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blancmange

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English Language Learners Definition of blancmange

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

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