lek·​var ˈlek-ˌvär How to pronounce lekvar (audio)
: a prune butter used as a pastry filling

Word History


Hungarian lekvár jam

First Known Use

circa 1958, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lekvar was circa 1958

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“Lekvar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lekvar. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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