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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A mixture of chopped and boiled chestnuts, maraschino cherries, candied fruits, and liqueur or rum, used as a sauce or in puddings, ice cream, or pies.

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

  • n. a rich frozen pudding made of chopped chestnuts and maraschino cherries and candied fruits and liqueur or rum


After Count Karl Robert von Nesselrode (1780-1862), Russian politician.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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