[ lek-vahr ]
/ ˈlɛk vɑr /
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noun Hungarian Cooking.
a soft, jamlike spread made of sweetened prunes or apricots.
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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 ēlēctuāriumelectuary
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