calf's-foot jelly

noun
\ ˈkavz-ˌfu̇t- How to pronounce calf's-foot jelly (audio) , ˈkafs-, ˈkävz-, ˈkäfs- also ˈkāvz- \

Definition of calf's-foot jelly

: jelly made from gelatin obtained by boiling calves' feet

First Known Use of calf's-foot jelly

1729, in the meaning defined above

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“Calf's-foot jelly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/calf%27s-foot%20jelly. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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