Definitions

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

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

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  • noun A sweet spread made from apricots or prunes.

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  • noun 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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