Origin of marmaladeOld French marmelade from Portuguese marmelada, origin, originally , confection of quinces from marmelo, quince from Classical Latin melimelum from Classical Greek melim?lon, sweet apple from meli, honey (see mildew) + m?lon, apple
Origin of marmaladeFrench marmelade from Portuguese marmelada from marmelo quince alteration of Latin melimēlum a kind of sweet apple from Greek melimēlon meli honey ; see melit- in Indo-European roots. mēlon apple
- Citrus fruit variant of jam but distinguished by being made slightly bitter by the addition of the peel and by partial caramelisation during manufacture. Most commonly made with Seville oranges, and usually qualified by the name of the fruit when made with other types of fruit.
- lime marmalade
- thick cut marmalade
(third-person singular simple present marmalades, present participle marmalading, simple past and past participle marmaladed)
- To spread marmalade on.