Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A pot; a kettle; specifically, an earthenware pot in which soup is made and served.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun Australia, UK, New Zealand A sticky, dark brown, strongly flavoured spread based on a yeast extract (a by-product of beer brewing), eaten on toast, in sandwiches, etc.
  • noun Something which people either love or hate
  • verb transitive To apply Marmite to.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun soup cooked in a large pot
  • noun a large pot especially one with legs used e.g. for cooking soup

Etymologies

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French marmite. The common noun sense derives from an advertising campaign featuring the slogan "love it or hate it".

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