Origin of blancmangeFrench from blanc, white + manger, to eat
a sweet, molded jellylike dessert made with milk, sugar, flavoring, and a starch or gelatin to thicken it
A flavored and sweetened milk pudding thickened with cornstarch.
Origin of blancmangeMiddle English blankmanger a dish made with almond milk from Old French blanc mangier blanc white ( of Germanic origin ; see bhel-1 in Indo-European roots.) mangier to eat, food ( from Latin manducāre ; see manger . )