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British Dictionary definitions for kissel


  1. a Russian dessert of sweetened fruit purée thickened with arrowroot
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Word Origin

from Russian kisel
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Examples from the Web for kissel

Historical Examples

  • The Water King flung himself on the kissel and honey-water, and ate and ate, and drank and drank until he burst!

    Russian Fairy Tales

    W. R. S. Ralston