Definitions

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

  • n. A sweet spread or pastry filling made of prunes or apricots.

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  • n. A sweet spread made from apricots or prunes.

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  • n. a sweet filling made of prunes or apricots

Etymologies

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

Hungarian lekvár, jam, from Slovak, from Czech lektvar, electuary, from Middle High German lactwārje, latwērge, from Old French leituaire, from Late Latin ēlēctuārium, electuary; see electuary.

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From Hungarian lekvár. Compare with Slovak and Czech lektvar.

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