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lekvar

[ lek-vahr ]
/ ˈlɛk vɑr /

noun Hungarian Cookery.

a soft, jamlike spread made of sweetened prunes or apricots.

Nearby words

lejeune syndrome, lejeune, camp, lek, lekgotla, lekker, lekvar, lekythos, lekythus, lela, leland, leloir

Origin of lekvar

1955–60; < Hungarian lekvár jam, marmalade < Slovak, by-form of Czech lektvar electuary < Middle High German la(c)twārje, latwērge (German Latwerge) < Old French leitüaire, laitüaire < Late Latin ēlēctuārium electuary
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