Definition of marmalade
: a clear sweetened jelly in which pieces of fruit and fruit rind are suspended
Examples of marmalade in a Sentence
a jar of orange marmalade
Recent Examples of marmalade from the Web
An onion marmalade crusted the top of the mousse, giving it some sweetness.
Calling out government for curtailing expression is the civil-rights group’s bread and butter, which in terms of payoffs can look like croissants and marmalade.
An example: the Viking Burger, which features cheddar cheese, red onion marmalade, bacon and barbecue sauce.
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Origin and Etymology of marmalade
Middle English marmelat quince conserve, Portuguese marmelada, from marmelo quince, from Latin melimelum, a sweet apple, from Greek melimēlon, from meli honey + mēlon apple — more at mellifluous
First Known Use: circa 1676
MARMALADE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of marmalade for English Language Learners
: a sweet jelly that contains pieces of fruit
MARMALADE Defined for Kids
Definition of marmalade for Students
: a jam containing pieces of fruit and fruit rind orange marmalade
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