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Definitions for marshmallow
ˈmɑrʃˌmɛl oʊ, -ˌmæl oʊmarsh·mal·low

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  1. marshmallownoun

    spongy confection made of gelatin and sugar and corn syrup and dusted with powdered sugar


  1. marshmallownoun

    A species of mallow, Althaea officinalis, that grows in marshy terrain.

    Etymology: merscmealwe, corresponding to .

  2. marshmallownoun

    A type of confectionery consisting of sugar or corn syrup, beaten egg whites, gelatin that has been pre-softened in water, gum arabic and flavorings, whipped to a spongy consistency.

    Etymology: merscmealwe, corresponding to .


  1. Marshmallow

    Marshmallow is a confection that, in its modern form, typically consists of sugar and/or corn syrup, water, and gelatin, whipped to a spongy consistency, molded into small cylindrical pieces, and coated with corn starch. Some marshmallow recipes call for eggs. This confection is the modern version of a medicinal confection made from Althaea officinalis, the marshmallow plant.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of marshmallow in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of marshmallow in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of marshmallow in a Sentence

  1. Erica Fleishman:

    Think of it like a marshmallow. If you lightly toast your marshmallow, you have the sort of tan areas and the white areas, and your marshmallows still has some integrity as a marshmallow, if you charbroil your marshmallow, the integrity of your marshmallow changes.

  2. Tommy Cooper:

    Last night I dreamed I ate a ten-pound marshmallow, and when I woke up the pillow was gone.

  3. Lina Darnell:

    These melted marshmallow and chocolate cones have become a yummy summertime tradition in our family, they are such a creative version of s'mores and are fun to make and eat!

  4. Curtis Reissig Reissig:

    The speed that the flames were moving, I was going to have to do something. Otherwise, I was going to cook like a marshmallow out there.

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