Marmalade meaning

märmə-lād
A jamlike preserve made by boiling the pulp and peel of a citrus fruit with sugar.
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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.

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A clear, jellylike preserve made from the pulp and rind of fruits, especially citrus fruits.
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To spread marmalade on.
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Origin of marmalade

  • French marmelade from Portuguese marmelada from marmelo quince alteration of Latin melimēlum a kind of sweet apple from Greek melimēlon meli honey melit- in Indo-European roots mēlon apple

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • French marmelade, from Portuguese marmelada (“quince jam"), from marmelo (“quince"), from Latin melimelum (“sweet apple"), from Ancient Greek μελίμηλον (melimÄ“lon), from μέλι (meli, “honey") + μῆλον (mÄ“lon, “apple").

    From Wiktionary