Origin of marmalade
Examples from the Web for marmalade
The quince pulp that remains in the jelly-bag can be made into marmalade.The American Housewife|Anonymous
Otherwise I shall tow an extra canoe or a marmalade factory.The Tent Dwellers|Albert Bigelow Paine
He and Gipsy are this moment devouring my lady's marmalade in the closet.The Beaux-Stratagem|George Farquhar
In view of the fact that there is a large quantity of marmalade in the country, it has been decided to release it.
But Albert's uncle had had a jolly good breakfast—fish and eggs and bacon and three goes of marmalade.New Treasure Seekers|E. (Edith) Nesbit
British Dictionary definitions for marmalade
Word Origin for marmalade
Word Origin and History for marmalade
late 15c., from Middle French marmelade, from Portuguese marmelada "quince jelly, marmalade," from marmelo "quince," by dissimilation from Latin melimelum "sweet apple," originally "fruit of an apple tree grafted onto quince," from Greek melimelon, from meli "honey" (see Melissa) + melon "apple" (see malic). Extended 17c. to "preserve made from citrus fruit."