/ (ˈkɪsəl) /
a Russian dessert of sweetened fruit purée thickened with arrowroot
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Word Origin for kissel
from Russian kisel
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Example sentences from the Web for kissel
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