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



BrE BrE//ˈmɑːməleɪd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɑːrməleɪd//
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jam/jelly made from oranges, lemons, etc., eaten especially for breakfast compare jam Word Originlate 15th cent.: from Portuguese marmelada ‘quince jam’, from marmelo ‘quince’, based on Greek melimēlon (from meli ‘honey’ + mēlon ‘apple’).
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