American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A clear, jellylike preserve made from the pulp and rind of fruits, especially citrus fruits.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A preserve or confection of pulpy consistence made from various fruits, especially bitter and acid fruits, such as the orange, lemon, and barberry, and the berries of the mountain-ash, and sometimes also the larger fruits, like the apple, pear, plum, pineapple, quince, etc.
- n. 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.
- v. transitive To spread marmalade on.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. 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 consistency.
- n. a preserve made of the pulp and rind of citrus fruits
- French marmelade, from Portuguese marmelada ("quince jam"), from marmelo ("quince"), from Latin melimelum ("sweet apple"), from Ancient Greek μελίμηλον (melimēlon), from μέλι (meli, "honey") + μῆλον (mēlon, "apple"). (Wiktionary)
- French 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. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The Evolution of Sugar Preserves The earliest sugar preserves were probably fruit pieces immersed in syrupy honey the Greek term for quinces packed in honey, melimelon, gave us the word marmalade or in the boiled-down juice of wine grapes.”
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“Microwave until the marmalade is melted, about 30-60 seconds.”
“Add the coconut, bring to a boil and then immediately remove the marmalade from the heat.”
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“I regularly make mango jam and lemon marmalade from the fruits of my mother's garden.”
“The fruit conserve that was to become known as marmalade first arrived on these shores in the 15th century courtesy of the Portuguese.”
“Homemade marmalade is worth the effort (and easier than you probably imagine). by Corby Kummer”
“The word marmalade, after all, derives from the Portuguese name for quince.”
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