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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun 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.

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

Etymologies

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

[After Count Karl Robert von Nesselrode, (1780–1862), Russian politician.]

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