marrons glacés

[French ma-rawn gla-sey]

plural noun

marrons glazed or coated with sugar, eaten as a confection; candied chestnuts.

Nearby words

  1. married,
  2. married print,
  3. marriedly,
  4. marriner,
  5. marron,
  6. marrow,
  7. marrow fat,
  8. marrow squash,
  9. marrowbone,
  10. marrowbones

Origin of marrons glacés

Borrowed into English from French around 1870–75

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British Dictionary definitions for marrons glaces

marrons glacés

pl n

chestnuts cooked in syrup and glazed
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