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marmalade

[ mahr-muh-leyd, mahr-muh-leyd ]

noun

  1. a jellylike preserve in which small pieces of fruit and fruit rind, as of oranges or lemons, are suspended.


marmalade

/ ˈmɑːməˌleɪd /

noun

  1. a preserve made by boiling the pulp and rind of citrus fruits, esp oranges, with sugar


adjective

  1. (of cats) streaked orange or yellow and brown

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Word History and Origins

Origin of marmalade1

1515–25; < Portuguese marmelada quince jam, derivative of marmelo quince < Latin melimēlum a kind of apple < Greek melímēlon ( méli honey + mêlon a fruit); -ade 1

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Word History and Origins

Origin of marmalade1

C16: via French from Portuguese marmelada, from marmelo quince, from Latin, from Greek melimēlon, from meli honey + mēlon apple

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Example Sentences

If you have ever had a beer, tonic water, bitter lemon soft drinks, bitters, aperitif liqueurs, or even marmalade or dairy desserts, you may have already tasted the bitter flavor of Quassia Amara.

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Monopoly is up to $4, and it’s available on on iTunes, Google Play, and Marmalade Game Studio’s website.

A foreign bear on Platform 1 now stood,Devouring three whole jars of marmalade.

Yuja’s one-of-a-kind brightness particularly shines through in the whipped cream, which is sweetened only with the marmalade, and in the concentrated yuja peel that tops the cake and adds lovely pops of citrus flavor.

From Eater

For many, this roughly baseball-sized fruit may be familiar from its headlining role in orange marmalade, to which it lends its characteristic bite.

I confess a particular weakness for his chocolate biscuits and pork pate with onion marmalade.

Poor Digby could not very well refuse; at the same time he did not see exactly why the bully should eat up his marmalade.

"Sorry," I said, engrossed in my paper, and I passed her the marmalade.

They require a great deal of stewing, and should be like marmalade when done.

"Tell me about the marmalade maid," Nina begged, sitting down and taking Tara's head in her lap.

We had no fatted calf to kill; but fortunately could show a tolerable menu, including beef and marmalade.

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