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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jello, Jell-Onoun

    fruit-flavored dessert (trade mark Jell-O) made from a commercially prepared gelatin powder


  1. jellonoun

    A dessert made by boiling gelatin in water

  2. Jellonoun

    A dessert made by boiling gelatin in water.

  3. Etymology: Genericization of the brand name Jell-O.


  1. jello

    Jell-O is an American brand offering a variety of powdered gelatin dessert (fruit-flavored gels/jellies), pudding, and no-bake cream pie mixes. The original gelatin dessert (genericized as jello) is the signature of the brand. "Jell-O" is a registered trademark of Kraft Heinz, and is based in Chicago, Illinois. The dessert was especially popular in the first half of the 20th century, remaining popular in certain demographics. The original gelatin dessert began in Le Roy, New York, in 1897, when Pearle Bixby Wait trademarked the name Jell-O. He and his wife May had made the product by adding strawberry, raspberry, orange, and lemon flavoring to sugar and granulated gelatin (which had been patented in 1845). When water is added and the mixture is allowed to sit in the fridge for a few hours, it solidifies.


  1. jello

    Jello, typically known as jelly in many English-speaking countries outside North America, is a dessert made from gelatin, sugar, flavorings, and food coloring. It has a unique texture and bounciness due to the protein structure of gelatin, which is usually derived from animal collagen. It is often served chilled and can be molded into various shapes. Jello is also a brand name owned by Kraft Foods.

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  1. jello

    [Usenet: by analogy with spam] A message that is both excessively cross-posted and too frequently posted, as opposed to spam (which is merely too frequently posted) or velveeta (which is merely excessively cross-posted). This term is widely recognized but not commonly used; most people refer to both kinds of abuse or their combination as spam.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jello in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jello in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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  1. Ali Allawi:

    There is so much up in the air, there are the trappings of a functioning state, but it is like a functioning state lying on a sea of Jello...The ground is so unstable and shifting.

  2. Kathleen Rehl:

    Lots of widows refer to it as jello brain.

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