marmite

noun
mar·​mite | \ ˈmär-ˌmīt How to pronounce marmite (audio) , mär-ˈmēt \

Definition of marmite

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a usually tall covered cooking pot

Marmite

trademark
Mar·​mite | \ ˈmär-ˌmīt How to pronounce Marmite (audio) \

Definition of Marmite (Entry 2 of 2)

used for an edible yeast extract

Examples of marmite in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun Instead of dancing in the streets, one could Lindy Hop around one’s kitchen, or download a recipe for cheese-and-marmite swirls. Rebecca Mead, The New Yorker, "A Queasy London Celebrates the Seventy-fifth Anniversary of V-E Day," 9 May 2020

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First Known Use of marmite

Noun

1581, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for marmite

Noun

Middle French

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“Marmite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/marmite. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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