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gelatine

gelatin (ˈdʒɛlətɪn)

/ (ˈdʒɛləˌtiːn) /
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noun

a colourless or yellowish water-soluble protein prepared by boiling animal hides and bones: used in foods, glue, photographic emulsions, etc
an edible jelly made of this substance, sweetened and flavoured
any of various substances that resemble gelatine
Also called (informal): gel a translucent substance used for colour effects in theatrical lighting

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Word Origin for gelatine

C19: from French gélatine, from Medieval Latin gelātina, from Latin gelāre to freeze
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