a preserve made of the pulp and rind of citrus fruits
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.
To spread marmalade on.
Origin: marmelade, from marmelada, from marmelo, from melimelum, from μελίμηλον, from μέλι + μῆλον.
a preserve or confection made of the pulp of fruit, as the quince, pear, apple, orange, etc., boiled with sugar, and brought to a jamlike consistence
Origin: [F. marmelade, Pg. marmelada, fr. marmlo a quince, fr. L. melimelum honey apple, Gr. meli`mhlon a sweet apple, an apple grafted on a quince; me`li honey + mh^lon apple. Cf. Mellifluous, Melon.]
Marmalade is a fruit preserve made from the juice and peel of citrus fruits boiled with sugar and water. It can be produced from lemons, limes, grapefruits, mandarins, sweet oranges, bergamots and other citrus fruits, or any combination thereof. The benchmark citrus fruit for marmalade production in Britain is the Spanish Seville orange, Citrus aurantium var. aurantium, prized for its high pectin content, which gives a good set. The peel has a distinctive bitter taste which it imparts to the marmalade. Marmalade is generally distinguished from jam by its fruit peel. It may also be distinguished from jam by the fruits used.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
mär′ma-lād, n. a jam or preserve generally made of the pulp of oranges, originally of quinces. [Fr., from Port. marmelada—marmelo, a quince—L. melimēlum—Gr. melimēlon, a sweet apple—meli, honey, mēlon, an apple.]
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The numerical value of Marmalade in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of Marmalade in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of Marmalade in a Sentence
Wit ought to be a glorious treat like caviar; never spread it about like marmalade.
Wit ought to be a glorious treat, like caviar. Never spread it about like marmalade.
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- melmeladaCatalan, Valencian
- confiture, confiture d'oranges, marmelade d'orangesFrench
- marmelád, dzsem, íz, lekvár, gyümölcsízHungarian
- confituur, marmelade, jamDutch
- syltetøyNorwegian Nynorsk
- джем, мармелад, повидлоRussian
- џем, marmelada, мармелада, пекмез, pekmez, džemSerbo-Croatian
- pekmez, marmelatTurkish
- повидло, мармеляда, джемUkrainian
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