Definition of caramel noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

caramel

noun
ˈkærəmel
 
; ˈkærəmel
 
 
1 [uncountable, countable] a type of hard sticky sweet/candy made from butter, sugar and milk; a small piece of this2 [uncountable] burnt sugar used for adding colour and flavour to foodice cream with caramel sauce see also crème caramel3 [uncountable] a light brown colour